|Added Oct. 31
The Walter Mondale File
Gannett News Service
Walter Frederick Mondale.
Born: Jan. 5, 1928, in Ceylon, Minn.
Education: Bachelor's degree from University
of Minnesota, 1951; law degree from the University of Minnesota
Law School, 1956.
Family: Married to Joan Adams, three children.
Career experience: Corporal, U.S. Army, 1951-53;
private law practice in Minneapolis, 1956-60; Minnesota state attorney
general, 1960-64; member, U.S. Senate, 1964-76; vice president of
the United States, 1977-81; private law practice in Minneapolis,
1981-84; Democratic nominee for U.S. president, lost to Republican
Ronald Reagan, 1984; partner with Dorsey & Whitney law firm
in Minneapolis, 1987-92 and 1996 to present; U.S. ambassador to
Nonprofit boards: Director, Council of Foreign
Relations; chairman, National Democratic Institute for International
Affairs; co-chairman, Education to Action Project on Campaign Finance
Reform; director, Guthrie Theatre Foundation; member, Japan Society,
Mayo Foundation, Minnesota Public Radio, University of Minnesota
Corporate boards: Member, BlackRock Funds,
Northwest Airlines, UnitedHealth Group, Encyclopaedia Britannica.
Books: "The Accountability of Power: Toward
a Responsible Presidency," (David McKay Co.), 1976.
Source: GNS research