Jay Rockefeller

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John Davison "Jay" Rockefeller IV (born June 18, 1937) is a retired American politician who served as a United States Senator from West Virginia (1985–2015). He was first elected to the Senate in 1984, while in office as Governor of West Virginia (1977–85). Rockefeller moved to Emmons, West Virginia, to serve as a VISTA worker in 1964 and was first elected to public office as a member of the West Virginia House of Delegates (1966-1968). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jay Rockefeller has received more than 1,641,774 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Jay Rockefeller is the 6,466th most popular politician (up from 8,741st in 2019), the 2,280th most popular biography from United States (up from 3,030th in 2019) and the 138th most popular American Politician.

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Among politicians, Jay Rockefeller ranks 6,466 out of 15,710Before him are William I, Count of Holland, Muhammad Baqir al-Sadr, Siraj ud-Daulah, Marie of Saxe-Altenburg, Margaret of Burgundy, Queen of Sicily, and Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum. After him are Toshiki Kaifu, Alberic I of Spoleto, Countess Louise Juliana of Nassau, Goran Hadžić, Dawda Jawara, and William IV, Duke of Aquitaine.

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Among people born in 1937, Jay Rockefeller ranks 112Before him are Roberta Flack, Petros Markaris, Joseph Kobzon, Peter Burke, Facundo Cabral, and Edward Fox. After him are Monkey Punch, Francis Veber, Emerich Jenei, John Hume, Rudi Altig, and John Kennedy Toole.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jay Rockefeller ranks 2,280 out of 15,968Before him are Simon Bolivar Buckner Jr. (1886), William Bates (1860), Harold Bloom (1930), Patricia Arquette (1968), Ernie Hudson (1945), and Frank Knight (1885). After him are Henry Draper (1837), Vic Morrow (1929), Maxwell D. Taylor (1901), George Wallace (1919), Ellen Barkin (1954), and P. G. T. Beauregard (1818).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Jay Rockefeller ranks 138Before him are Alben W. Barkley (1877), Jack Kemp (1935), Edith Head (1897), Leland Stanford (1824), Charles Joseph Bonaparte (1851), and Oliver Winchester (1810). After him are Maxwell D. Taylor (1901), George Wallace (1919), William Joyce (1906), John Connally (1917), Eunice Kennedy Shriver (1921), and Fiorello H. La Guardia (1882).