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Leverett Saltonstall
  • Name: Leverett Saltonstall
  • Born: 09/01/1892
  • Died: 06/17/1979 (86 years old)

Leverett A. Saltonstall (September 1, 1892? June 17, 1979) was an American lawyer and politician from Massachusetts. He served three two-year terms as the 55th Governor of Massachusetts, and for more than twenty years as a United States Senator (1945–1967). Saltonstall was internationalist in foreign policy and moderate on domestic policy, serving as a well-liked mediating force in the Republican Party. He was the only member of the Republican Senate leadership to vote for the censure of Joseph McCarthy.

Alias: Salty

Birth Place: Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, U.S.

Death Place: Dover, Massachusetts, U.S.

Source: Wikipedia

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