Everett Dirksen Biography, Age, Weight, Height, Friend, Like, Affairs, Favourite, Birthdate & Other

Everett Dirksen Biography, Age, Weight, Height, Friend, Like, Affairs, Favourite, Birthdate & Other


This Biography is about one of the best Political Leaders of the world Everett Dirksen including his Height, weight, Age & Other Detail…

Biography Of Everett Dirksen
Real Name Everett Dirksen
Profession Political Leaders
Nick Name Senator Everett McKinley Dirksen, Dirksen, Senator Everett McKinley, Everett McKinley Dirksen, Senator Everett M. Dirksen, Senator Everett Dirksen, Senator Everett Dirksen of Illinois, The Wizard of Ooze
Famous as Former U.S. Senator
Nationality American
Political ideology Republican
Personal Life Of Everett Dirksen
Born on 04 January 1896
Birthday 4th January
Died At Age 73
Sun Sign Capricorn
Born in Pekin, Illinois, U.S.
Died on 07 September 1969 AD
Place of death Washington, D.C.
Ideology Republicans
Father Johann Friedrich Dirksen
Mother Antje Conrady
Siblings Thomas Dirksen
Spouse/Partner Louella Dirksen
Children Joy Dirksen
Education University of Minnesota, University of Minnesota Law School

Everett McKinley Dirksen was an American politician. He was a Republican member of the ‘U.S. House of Representatives’ representing Illinois. He also represented Illinois as a U.S. Senator. His oratorical style earned him the name ‘The Wizard of Ooze’. He was a civil rights champion and aided in writing and passing of the Civil Rights act of 1964 and of 1968.

He was instrumental in passing the Voting Rights Act of 1965. He played a key role in the political scenario during his decade long stint as the Senate Minority Leader. His presence of mind and wit enabled him to negotiate successfully with fellow Senators and was endeared by his countrymen.

He staunchly supported the Vietnam War at the Senate. Dirksen won the Grammy Award in the category of best documentary for his album ‘Gallant Men’. He was a Freemason and a member of Pekin Lodge #29. He appeared on TV in different games and variety shows including €˜The Hollywood Palace’, €˜The Red Skeleton Show’ and €˜What’s My Line’. He made appearances in various movies including a cameo in the film €˜The Monitors’.


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