- Name: Pete McCloskey
- Born: 09/29/1927 (93 years old)
Paul Norton “Pete” McCloskey Jr. (born September 29, 1927) is an American politician who represented San Mateo County, California as a Republican in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1967 to 1983. He ran on an anti-war platform for the Republican nomination for President in 1972 but was defeated by incumbent President Richard Nixon. In April 2007, McCloskey switched his affiliation to the Democratic Party.
Awards: Navy Cross, Silver Star, Purple Heart
Party: Democratic (since 2007)
Birth Place: Loma Linda, California, U.S.
Pete McCloskey quotes :
The Republican Party is not in the hands of the Jewish lobby in America as the Democratic Party must look quite often to Jewish money to finance candidates.Pete McCloskey