Born on May 13, 1930, Mike Gravel is an American politician who is a member of the Democratic Party and served as a United States Senator from Alaska from 1969 to 1981. He is a candidate in 2020 US Presidential election and also was candidate in 2008 US Presidential election. For more information, read the article below.

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Before Fame: He attended Assumption College, American International College, and Columbia University.

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Mike Gravel Ethnicity/Religion

Mike was born in Springfield, Massachusetts to Alphonse and Marie Gravel. His parents were part of Quebec diaspora. Mike was born as one of five children.

Mike Gravel Affair/Married/Wife

He was married to Rita Martin from 1959 to 1981. He married Whitney Stewart in 1984. He has two children. For more information, visit his twitter.

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Personal Information

  • Full Name: Maurice Robert Gravel
  • Nicknames: Mike Gravel
  • Birthday: May 13, 1930
  • Age: 89 years old (as of May 2019)
  • Birthplace: Springfield, Massachusetts US
  • Current Residence: United States
  • Education: Assumption College, American International College, Columbia University
  • Profession: Politician
  • Nationality: American
  • Ethnicity/Race: his parents were part of the Quebec diaspora
  • Religion: Raised as a Roman Catholic
  • Zodiac: Taurus
  • Spouse/Wife: Rita Martin (m. 1959; div. 1981) Whitney Stewart (m. 1984)
  • Children: 2
  • Net Worth: Not Available


  • Height: Not Available
  • Weight: Not Available

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Trivia/ Facts that you probably didn’t know

  • He is a Democrat and was Libertarian from 2008 to 2010.
  • He served as a US Senator from Alaska from 1969 to 1981.
  • He was a candidate in 2008 US Presidential election and is a 2020 US Presidential election candidate.
  • He was known for his attempts to end the draft during the War in Vietnam and putting the Pentagon Papers in public record in 1971.
  • His parents were part of Quebec diaspora.
  • He moved to Alaska in 1956.
  • In 2007, he stated that he favored decriminalization and treating addiction as a public health matter.
  • He favors abortion rights.
  • He supports same-sex marriage.
  • He is a critic of American imperialism and opposes US military action against Iran and Syria.

Memorable Quotes:

The entire deaths of Vietnam died in vain. And they’re dying in vain right this very second. And you know what’s worse than a soldier dying in vain? It’s more soldiers dying in vain. That’s what’s worse.