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Hubert Horatio "Skip" Humphrey III is an American politician and member of the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party (DFL). He is the son of former Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey and Muriel Humphrey. He attended American University where he was a member of Alpha Sigma Phi. Humphrey was elected to the Minnesota Senate in 1972 and served as a state senator from 1973 to 1983. He was elected attorney general in 1982. He served as Attorney General of Minnesota from 1983-1999. In 1988, he challeneged incumbent Independent-Republican Dave Durenberger in the race for US Senate seat (a seat that his father previously held), but lost. He ran for governor of Minnesota in 1998 as the Democratic-Farmer-Labor candidate against the Reform Party (now known as the Independence Party) candidate Jesse Ventura and Republican candidate Norm Coleman. He lost to Ventura. As attorney general he was one of the DFL Party's most popular candidates ever in terms of votes cast for him. He is married to Nancy Lee Humphrey and is the father of Hubert H. "Buck" Humphrey IV. A politician is an individual involved in politics to the extent of holding or running for public office. ... The Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party (DFL) is a political party in the US state of Minnesota. ... -1... Hubert Horatio Humphrey II (May 27, 1911 – January 13, 1978) was the 38th Vice President of the United States, serving under President Lyndon Johnson. ... Muriel Buck Humphrey (February 20, 1912–September 20, 1998) was the wife of Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey, and a United States Senator. ... For other universities known as American University, see American University (disambiguation). ... Alpha Sigma Phi (ΑΣΦ) is a fraternity with fifty-six active chapters, ten colonies, and one interest group in the USA. The crest of Alpha Sigma Phi History Alpha Sigma Phi was founded at Yale College in 1845 as a secret sophomore society composed of the best authors, poets, athletes, and... The Minnesota Senate is the upper house in the Minnesota Legislature. ... 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1972 calendar). ... A senate is a deliberative body, often the upper house or chamber of a legislature. ... 1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1973 calendar). ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... In most common law jurisdictions, the Attorney General is the main legal adviser to the government, and in some jurisdictions may in addition have executive responsibility for law enforcement or responsibility for public prosecutions. ... Minnesotas Attorney Generals Territory Lorenzo A. Babcock 1849-1853 Lafayette Emmett 1853-1858 State Charles H. Berry 1858-1860 Gordon E. Cole 1860-1866 William J. Colville 1866-1868 Francis R. E. Cornell 1868-1874 George P. Wilson 1874-1880 Charles M. Start 1880-1881 William J. Hahn 1881... Official language(s) None Capital Saint Paul Largest city Minneapolis Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 12th 225,365 km² 400 km 645 km 8. ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Republican Party of Minnesota, as its name implies, is the Minnesota branch of the United States Republican Party. ... David Ferdinand Durenberger (born August 19, 1934) is an American politician. ... Seal of the Senate The United States Senate is one of the two chambers of the Congress of the United States, the other being the House of Representatives. ... HI A governor is also, a monkey who is smart and can fly like a penguin is a device that regulates the speed of a machine. ... Official language(s) None Capital Saint Paul Largest city Minneapolis Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 12th 225,365 km² 400 km 645 km 8. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... The Independence Party of Minnesota (often abbreviated IP or IPM), formerly the Reform Party of Minnesota, is the third largest political party in Minnesota, behind the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party (DFL) and Republican Party. ... Jesse Ventura (born July 15, 1951, as James George Janos, which is still his legal name) was elected the 38th Governor of Minnesota on November 3, 1998, after a career as Navy SEAL, professional wrestler, actor, mayor, and radio talk show host. ... The Republican Party of Minnesota, as its name implies, is the Minnesota branch of the United States Republican Party. ... Norman Bertram Norm Coleman Jr. ... Hubert Horatio Buck Humphrey IV is the son of former Minnesota attorney general Hubert H. Humphrey III and Nancy Lee Humphrey and the grandson of former US Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey and former Second Lady and US Senator Muriel Humphrey. ...


Humphrey is currently the president of the Minnesota chapter of the AARP. AARP (formerly, but no longer, known as the American Association of Retired Persons) is a United States-based non-government organization dedicated to the interests of persons aged 50 and over. ...


Electoral history

  • 1994 Race for state Attorney General
    • Hubert H. Humphrey III (DFL) (inc.)
  • 1990 Race for state Attorney General
    • Hubert H. Humphrey III (DFL) (inc.)
  • 1988 Race for U.S. Senate
  • 1986 Race for state Attorney General
    • Hubert H. Humphrey III (DFL) (inc.)
  • 1982 Race for state Attorney General
    • Hubert H. Humphrey III (DFL)
Preceded by:
Warren Spannaus
Minnesota Attorney General
1983 – 1999
Succeeded by:
Mike Hatch

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Skip Humphrey - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (220 words)
Hubert Horatio "Skip" Humphrey III is an American politician and member of the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party (DFL).
Humphrey was elected to the Minnesota Senate in 1972 and served as a state senator from 1973 to 1983.
Humphrey is currently the president of the Minnesota chapter of the AARP.
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