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Bruce Sundlun (born January 19, 1920) is an American politician from the U.S. state of Rhode Island. Sundlun was member of the Democratic Party and served as governor of Rhode Island from 1991 to 1995. He was Rhode Island's second Jewish governor. Sundlun was a delegate in the 2000 Democratic National Convention from Rhode Island. January 19 is the 19th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1920 (MCMXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures State Courts Counties, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      Politics of the United States of America takes place in a framework of a presidential republic... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures State Courts Counties, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      A state of the United States is any one of the fifty subnational entities of the... Official language(s) None Capital Providence Largest city Providence Area  Ranked 50th  - Total 1,214* sq mi (3,144* km²)  - Width 37 miles (60 km)  - Length 48 miles (77 km)  - % water 32. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major political parties in the United States, the other being the Republican Party. ... List of Rhode Island Governors Nicholas Cooke None 1775-1778 William Greene None 1778-1786 John Collins None 1786-1790 Arthur Fenner Anti-Federalist 1790-1805 Henry Smith Unknown 1805-1806 Isaac Wilbur Unknown 1806-1807 James Fenner Dem. ... 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Al Gore and Joe Lieberman at the 2000 Democratic National Convention. ...


Sundlun was born in Providence and attended the Gordon School as a child. He received a B.A. from Williams College in 1942, and served during World War II in the U.S. Army Air Corps as a B-17 Flying Fortress pilot. He reached the rank of Captain and left the service at the end of the war in 1945. During the war he served in the England-based 384th Bomb Group was shot down over Nazi-occupied Belgium. He received the Purple Heart, Chevalier of the Légion d'honneur, Distinguished Flying Cross, and Air Medal with oak leaf cluster. After returning to the U.S., he attended Harvard Law School, graduating with a Bachelor of Laws degree in 1949. Nickname: Beehive of Industry, The Renaissance City, The Divine City Location in Rhode Island Coordinates: Country United States State Rhode Island County Providence  - Mayor David N. Cicilline (D) Area    - City 53. ... The Gordon School is a coeducational, independent school located in East Providence, Rhode Island. ... A Bachelor of Arts (B.A. or A.B.) is an undergraduate academic degree awarded for a course or program in the arts and/or sciences. ... Williams College is a private, coeducational, highly selective (18% admission rate in 2006) liberal arts college located in Williamstown, Massachusetts. ... Year 1942 (MCMXLII) was a common year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1942 calendar). ... Combatants Allied powers: United Kingdom Soviet Union United States Republic of China and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Chiang Kai-shek Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000,000 Total... It has been suggested that this article be split into multiple articles accessible from a disambiguation page. ... The Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress is an American four-engine heavy bomber aircraft developed for the U.S. Army Air Corps (USAAC). ... Captain is a nautical term, an organizational title, and a rank in various uniformed organizations. ... Year 1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1945 calendar). ... Motto: (French for God and my right) Anthem: God Save the King/Queen Capital London (de facto) Largest city London Official language(s) English (de facto) Unification    - by Athelstan AD 927  Area    - Total 130,395 km² (1st in UK)   50,346 sq mi  Population    - 2006 est. ... Nazi Germany, or the Third Reich, commonly refers to Germany in the years 1933–1945, when it was under the firm control of the totalitarian and fascist ideology of the Nazi Party, with the Führer Adolf Hitler as dictator. ... For other meanings see Purple Heart (disambiguation). ... Chiang Kai-sheks Légion dhonneur. ... The Distinguished Flying Cross. ... The Air Medal is a military decoration of the United States which was established by Executive Order 9158, signed by Franklin D. Roosevelt, on May 11, 1942. ... Bronze and Silver oak leaf clusters An Oak leaf cluster is a common device which is placed on military awards and decorations to denote those who have received more than one bestowal of a particular decoration. ... Harvard Law School (HLS) is one of the professional graduate schools of Harvard University. ... The degree of Bachelor of Laws (or Baccalaureate of Laws) is the principal academic degree in law in most common law countries other than the United States, where it has been replaced by the Juris Doctor degree. ... Year 1949 (MCMXLIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1949 calendar). ...


From 1949 to 1951, Sundlun served as an assistant U.S. attorney. From 1954 to 1972, he was a special assistant to U.S. attorney general. Sundlun also was a delegate to Democratic National Convention in 1964, 1968, 1980, 1988, and 2000, as well as to the Rhode Island Constitutional Convention of 1985. 1951 (MCMLI) was a common year starting on Monday; see its calendar. ... United States Attorneys represent the U.S. federal government in United States district court. ... Year 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ... Featured at the Democratic National Convention are speeches by prominent party figures. ... The 1964 Democratic National Convention took place at the Atlantic City Convention Center in Atlantic City, New Jersey, August 24 - 27, 1964. ... The 1968 National Convention of the U.S. Democratic Party was held at International Amphitheatre in Chicago, Illinois, from August 26 to August 29, 1968, for the purposes of choosing the Democratic nominee for the 1968 U.S. presidential election. ... The 1980 National Convention of the U.S. Democratic Party nominated President Jimmy Carter for President and Vice President Walter Mondale for Vice President. ... The 1988 Democratic National Convention was held in Atlanta, Georgia in July,18 1988 to July 21,1988, to select a candidate for the 1988 United States presidential election. ... Al Gore and Joe Lieberman at the 2000 Democratic National Convention. ... 1985 (MCMLXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Sundlun lost the Rhode Island governorship in 1986 and 1988 but won it in his third try in 1990, defeating incumbent governor Edward D. DiPrete in a landslide victory 74%-26%. In 1994, he failed to win the Democratic primary against Myrth York. 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1990 (MCMXC) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Edward DiPrete (born July 8, 1934), U.S. Republican Party politician, He served as Governor of Rhode Island from 1985 to 1991, and was defeated for reelection by former federal prosecutor Bruce Sundlun in 1990. ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by United Nations. ... Myrth York is a former Democratic Rhode Island State Senator and three time failed candidate for governor. ...



The Bruce Sundlun Terminal at T.F. Green Airport is named in his honor. T. F. Green Airport is an airport in Warwick, Rhode Island, near Providence. ...

Preceded by
Edward D. DiPrete
Governor of Rhode Island
1991–1995
Succeeded by
Lincoln Almond

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Bruce Sundlun - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (406 words)
Bruce Sundlun (born January 19, 1920) is an American politician from the U.S. state of Rhode Island.
Sundlun was member of the Democratic Party and served as governor of Rhode Island from 1991 to 1995.
Sundlun was a delegate in the 2000 Democratic National Convention from Rhode Island.
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