Maurice Robert Gravel
Birthday: May 13, 1930
Birthplace: Springfield, Mass.
Education: graduated from Columbia University in 1956
Years in Public Service: 16
Experience: Member of Alaska House of Representatives from 1962-66, elected speaker in 1965; elected to the U.S. Senate in 1968; served from 1969-81; unsuccessful candidate for re-election in 1980
Organizations: Engaged in real estate development in Anchorage and Kenai, Alaska; member of the U.S. Army, Counter Intelligence Corps from 1951-54; published author