Hubert Humphrey Quotes

It was once said that the moral test of government is how that government treats those who are in the dawn of life, the children; those who are in the twilight of life, the elderly; and those who are in the shadows of life, the sick, the needy and the handicapped.

 
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Hubert Humphrey
Hubert Humphrey
  • Born: May 27, 1911
  • Died: January 13, 1978
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Politician

Hubert Horatio Humphrey Jr. was an American politician who served as the 38th Vice President of the United States from 1965 to 1969. He twice served in the United States Senate, representing Minnesota from 1949 to 1964 and 1971 to 1978. He was the Democratic Party's nominee in the 1968 presidential election, losing to Republican nominee Richard Nixon.