Edmund Sixtus Muskie (March 28, 1914 – March 26, 1996) was an American statesman and political leader who served as the 58th United States Secretary of State under President Jimmy Carter, a United States Senator from Maine from 1959 to 1980, the 64th Governor of Maine from 1955 to 1959, and a member of the Maine House of Representatives from 1946 to 1951.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edmund_Muskie
Edmund Sixtus Muskie (March 28, 1914 – March 26, 1996) was an American statesman and political leader who served as the 58th United States Secretary of State under President Jimmy Carter, a United States Senator from Maine from 1959 to 1980, the 64th Governor of Maine from 1955 to 1959, and a member of the Maine House of Representatives from 1946 to 1951.
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Edmund Muskie, in full Edmund Sixtus Muskie, (born March 28, 1914, Rumford, Maine, U.S.—died March 26, 1996, Washington, D.C.), American Democratic politician who served as governor of Maine (1955–59), U.S. senator (1959–80), and secretary of state (1980–81) in the cabinet of Pres. Jimmy Carter. After graduating cum laude from Bates College in 1936 and from Cornell Law School in 1939, Muskie began practicing law in Waterville, Maine.
Senate Years of Service: 1959-1980. Senator Muskie served for 22 years in the U.S. Senate and was extremely active in developing air pollution control legislation throughout the 1960s and 1970s. As chair of the Subcommittee on Environmental Pollution of the Committee on Environment and Public Works, Senator Muskie established himself as the Senate's leader in environmental legislation, shepherding the 1963 Clean Air Act and the 1965 Water Quality Act to passage.
Edmund Sixtus "Ed" Muskie (28 March 1914 – 26 March 1996) was an American politician. He was a member of the Democratic Party . Muskie was born in Rumford, Maine to a Polish family. He was the Governor of Maine serving from 1955 to 1959, and a United States Senator from 1959 to 1980.
Published on October 14, 2022. Edmund Muskie ’36 is considered a prime mover and leading voice of modern American environmentalism. In many ways, he quite literally was the voice. Fifty years ago, as a U.S. senator from Maine, Muskie’s Bates-trained voice sounded across the country. From Sacramento to Millinocket to Pensacola, he explained in lucid and compelling and logical terms why a new law to protect water from pollutants was not just good for Americans and America, but absolutely ...
Edmund Muskie (1914-1996) received a B.A. from Bates College and law degree from Cornell University, and served in the Navy in World War II. He entered politics winning a seat in the Maine House of Representatives in 1946 while practicing law in Waterville. He served as a state legislator (1947-1951) and as director of the Maine District of the U.S. Office of Price Stabilization (1951-1952) before becoming the state’s governor in 1955, serving in that office until 1959.
Edmund Muskie, Self: The Mike Douglas Show. Edmund Muskie was born on March 28, 1914 in Rumford, Maine, USA as Edmund Sixtus Muskie. He is known for his work on The Mike Douglas Show (1961), 60 Minutes (1968) and Dinah's Place (1970). He was married to Jane Gray. He died on March 26, 1996 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA.
The Edmund S. Muskie Professional Fellowship Program is a professional development program funded by the U.S. Department of State since 2015 that provides emerging leaders of the Fulbright Program from Eastern Europe, the Caucasus, and Central Asia with the opportunity to gain real-world experience complementing and enriching their graduate studies in the United States. Muskie Fellows show a commitment to developing practical skills and a deeper understanding of U.S. work culture, and ...
T HE E DMUND S. M USKIE F OUNDATION was organized in 1996, shortly after the death of former Senator Edmund S. Muskie, to honor and continue his lifelong commitment to preserving the environment and fostering civic responsibility. The Foundation serves as a focal point for the funding of institutions and sponsorship of programs that commemorate and extend Senator Muskie's work.