A Great Danish American Birthday - Lloyd Bentsen

  • February 11, 2021
  • February 11, 2023
  • 3 sessions
  • February 11, 2021 (CST)
  • February 11, 2022 (CST)
  • February 11, 2023 (CST)

A GREAT DANISH AMERICAN BIRTHDAY - LLOYD MILLARD BENTSEN JR

Lloyd Millard Bentsen Jr. (February 11, 1921 – May 23, 2006) was an American politician who was a four-term United States Senator (1971–1993) from Texas and the Democratic Party nominee for vice president in 1988 on the Michael Dukakis ticket. He also served as the 69th United States Secretary of the Treasury under President Bill Clinton. Bentsen was born in Mission in Hidalgo County to Lloyd Millard Bentsen, Sr. (referred to as "Big Lloyd"), a first-generation Danish-American, and his wife, Edna Ruth (Colbath).



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