Muriel Buck HUMPHREY, Congress, MN

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HUMPHREY, Muriel Buck, (wife of Hubert Horatio Humphrey, Jr., later Muriel Humphrey Brown), a Senator from Minnesota; born Muriel Fay Buck in Huron, Beadle County, S.Dak., February 20, 1912; educated in the public schools; attended Huron College; appointed on January 25, 1978, as a Democrat to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of her husband, Hubert Horatio Humphrey, Jr., and served from January 25, 1978, to November 7, 1978; was not a candidate for election to the unexpired term; was a resident of Plymouth, Minnesota until her death on September 20, 1998; interment in Lakewood Cemetery in Minneapolis.


“Muriel Humphrey,“ in Women in Congress, 1917-2006. Prepared under the direction of the Committee on House Administration by the Office of History & Preservation, U.S. House of Representatives. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 2006.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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