Mike Gravel (D)

Name: Mike Gravel

Born: May 13, 1930 in Springfield, Massachusetts

Education: B.S. in Economics from Columbia University, New York City; four honorary degrees in law and public affairs

Religion: Unitarian

Spouse: Whitney

Elected office: Alaska House of Representatives from 1963-66 (Speaker 1965-66); U.S. Senate from 1969-81