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Estes Kefauver
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U.S. Senator
    (July 26, 1903-August 10, 1963)
    Born in Madisonville, Tennessee
    Birth name was Carey Estes Kefauver
    Representative (1939-49) and Senator (1949-63) from Tennessee
    Running mate of Adlai Stevenson (1956)
    Democrat
    His trademark was wearing a coonskin cap.
    He chaired the Senate Subcommittee on Juvenile Delinquency and gave Fred Wertham a forum to denounce comic books.
    One Democratic colleague called him 'the most hated man in Congress.'
    He held televised hearings that forced J. Edgar Hoover to acknowledge the existence of organized crime.
    He campaigned for consumer protection and anti-trust laws.
    He was one of only three Southern senators to refuse to sign the anti-integration Southern Manifesto.

Credit: C. Fishel


    For 2018, as of last week, Out of 10 Votes: 70.0% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 24 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 6 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 10 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 15 Votes: 60.0% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 21 Votes: 57.14% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 34 Votes: 55.88% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 34 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 32 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 43 Votes: 46.51% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 49 Votes: 55.10% Annoying
 
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