Person:Claiborne Pell (1)

Claiborne de Borda Pell
b.22 Nov 1918 New York, New York
  1. Claiborne de Borda Pell1918 - 2009
Facts and Events
Name[1] Claiborne de Borda Pell
Gender Male
Birth[1][2] 22 Nov 1918 New York, New York
Marriage to Nuala O'Donnell
Death[1][2] 1 Jan 2009 Newport, Newport County, Rhode Island
Reference Number? Q1094716?
Burial[2] Berkeley Memorial Cemetery, Middletown, Newport County, Rhode Island
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Claiborne de Borda Pell (November 22, 1918 – January 1, 2009) was a U.S. Senator from Rhode Island, serving six terms from 1961 to 1997, and was best known as the sponsor of the Pell Grant, which provides financial aid funding to American college students. A member of the Democratic Party, he was Rhode Island's longest serving senator.

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia, "Claiborne Pell".

    Served in U.S. Senate from Rhode Island, 1961-97.

  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Find A Grave.