Lowell P. Weicker Jr. Quotes

In the absence of their superior's adherence to the law, honorable men either speak up or get out

Lowell P. Weicker Jr.
Lowell P. Weicker Jr.
  • Born: May 16, 1931
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Lowell Palmer Weicker Jr. is an American politician who served as a U.S. Representative, U.S. Senator, and the 85th Governor of Connecticut. He unsuccessfully sought the Republican nomination for President in 1980. Though a member of the Republican Party during his time in Congress, he later left the Republican Party and became one of the few third party candidates to be elected to a state governorship in the United States in recent years, doing so on the ticket of A Connecticut Party. As of 2018, Weicker is the last person to have represented Connecticut in the US Senate as a Republican.

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