A Senator from Oregon; born in Dallas, Polk County, Oreg., July 12, 1922; graduated, Willamette University 1943; completed graduate degree at Stanford University 1948; served in the United States Navy in the Second World War; associate professor of political science 1949-1956 and dean of students 1950-1956, Willamette University; member, State house of representatives 1951-1955; member, State senate 1955-1957; Oregon secretary of state 1957-1959; Governor 1959-1967; author; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in 1966; reelected in 1972, 1978, 1984, and again in 1990 and served from January 3, 1967, to January 3, 1997; not a candidate for reelection in 1996; chairman, Committee on Appropriations (Ninety-seventh through Ninety-ninth Congress, One Hundred Fourth Congress); resumed teaching of political science and history at Portland State University, George Fox University and Willamette University, 1997-.
He is survived by his wife, the former Antoinette Kuzmanich, whom he married July 8, 1958; two sons, Mark O. Hatfield Jr. of Sunny Isles Beach, Fla., and Charles Hatfield (known as Visko), of Bantam, Conn.; two daughters, Dr. Elizabeth Hatfield Keller, of Portland, Ore., and Theresa Hatfield Cooney, of Potomac, Md.; and eight grandchildren.more » « less
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