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Encyclopedia > Edward Zorinsky

Edward F. Zorinsky (November 11, 1928 - March 6, 1987) was a member of the United States Senate from the U.S. State of Nebraska. November 11 is the 315th day of the year (316th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 50 days remaining. ... 1928 was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... March 6 is the 65th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (66th in Leap years). ... 1987 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Seal of the Senate The Senate is one of the two houses of the Congress of the United States, the other being the House of Representatives. ... A U.S. state is any one of the 50 states (four of them use the term commonwealth) which have membership in the federation known as the United States of America (USA or U.S.). The separate state governments and the U.S. federal government share sovereignty, in that an... State nickname: Cornhusker State Other U.S. States Capital Lincoln Largest city Omaha Governor Dave Heineman Official languages English Area 200,520 km² (16th)  - Land 199,099 km²  - Water 1,247 km² (0. ...


Zorinsky was born in Omaha, Nebraska and he attented the University of Minnesota, Creighton University, and the University of Nebraska. Zorinsky was in the wholesale tobacco and candy business from 1950 to 1973. Zorinsky was elected Mayor of Omaha in 1973 as a member of the Republican Party. Omaha Skyline For other uses, see Omaha (disambiguation). ... Affectionately referred to by locals as the U or U of M, The University of Minnesota is a large university with several campuses spread throughout the U.S. state of Minnesota. ... Creighton University is a private, co-educational university in the United States founded by the Society of Jesus in 1878 and is one of 28 member institutions of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities. ... University of Nebraska seal The University of Nebraska is the main public higher education outlet of the State of Nebraska in the United States. ... 1950 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1973 was a common year starting on Monday. ... 1973 was a common year starting on Monday. ... This article is about the modern United States Republican Party. ...


Zorinsky joined the Democratic Party in 1976 in order to seek a seat in the United States Senate. Zorinsky switched parties after feeling he was snubbed for the seat by Republicans, who nominated a Congressman from Omaha. Zorinsky then won the seat by thirty thousand votes. The Democratic Party is one of the two major United States political parties. ... 1976 is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ...


As a Senator, Zorinsky's voting record was conservative on some issues, while occasionally voting with Democrats on other issues. Zorinsky was courted by the Republican party to rejoin them in 1982 and he hinted that he might join the Republican party in 1986 but he never made such a switch. Zorinsky died after suffering a heart attack at the Omaha Press Club ball. 1982 is a number and represents a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar Events January January 6 - William Bonin is convicted of being the freeway killer. January 8 - AT&T agrees to divest itself of twenty-two subdivisions January 11 - Mark Thatcher, son of the British Prime... 1986 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A myocardial infarction occurs when an atherosclerotic plaque slowly builds up in the inner lining of a coronary artery and then suddenly ruptures, totally occluding the artery and preventing blood flow downstream. ...



Preceded by:
Roman Hruska
Senator from Nebraska
1976 – 1987
Succeeded by:
David K. Karnes


Roman Lee Hruska (August 16, 1904 - April 25, 1999) was an American politician from the state of Nebraska. ... Nebraska was admitted to the Union on March 1, 1867. ...


 
 

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