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Wendell Ford

1924 - 2015

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Wendell Hampton Ford (September 8, 1924 – January 22, 2015) was an American politician from Kentucky. He served for twenty-four years in the U.S. Senate and was the 53rd Governor of Kentucky. He was the first person to be successively elected lieutenant governor, governor and United States senator in Kentucky history. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Wendell Ford has received more than 192,962 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Wendell Ford is the 16,156th most popular politician (down from 15,109th in 2019), the 10,479th most popular biography from United States (up from 12,745th in 2019) and the 691st most popular American Politician.

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Among politicians, Wendell Ford ranks 16,156 out of 15,577Before him are Johanna Wanka, Susan Rice, David Tonoyan, Amina Bouayach, Jim Marurai, and Clare Boothe Luce. After him are Dadullah, Komi Sélom Klassou, James Skivring Smith, Moeketsi Majoro, Max Baucus, and Laura Boldrini.

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Among people born in 1924, Wendell Ford ranks 413Before him are Daniel Akaka, Terry Southern, William H. Webster, Jeremiah Denton, Frank Church, and Mohamed M. Atalla. After him are Wally Ris, Arvo Viitanen, Ragnar Lundberg, Matti Kassila, Lucky Thompson, and Louie Bellson. Among people deceased in 2015, Wendell Ford ranks 424Before him are Edward Egan, Darren Shahlavi, Marisa Del Frate, Stephan Beckenbauer, Eduardo Bonvallet, and Robert La Caze. After him are Steve Strange, Ernie Banks, Stanislav Gross, Peter Kern, Edward Natapei, and Sergio Renán.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Wendell Ford ranks 10,479 out of 18,182Before him are Lou Pearlman (1954), Victoria Rowell (1959), Dick Jones (1927), Mike Flanagan (1978), Vincent Matthews (1947), and Frank Hussey (1905). After him are J Dilla (1974), Charles Lane (1905), Pauline Frederick (1883), David Faustino (1974), Fred Armisen (1966), and James Gentle (1904).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Wendell Ford ranks 691Before him are Carmen Barth (1912), John Adams Dix (1798), Thomas Mifflin (1744), David Brenner (1962), Susan Rice (1964), and Clare Boothe Luce (1903). After him are James Skivring Smith (1825), Max Baucus (1941), Jack Lew (1955), John Lindsay (1921), Horatio Seymour (1810), and Nicholas Katzenbach (1922).