Larry Lee Pressler was born in Humboldt, South Dakota to Loretta Claussen and Antone Lewis Pressler and was raised on his family's farm. In 1961 he was selected as one of four 4-H members to attend the World Agricultural Fair in Cairo, Egypt. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Larry_Pressler
Larry Lee Pressler was born in Humboldt, South Dakota to Loretta Claussen and Antone Lewis Pressler and was raised on his family's farm. In 1961 he was selected as one of four 4-H members to attend the World Agricultural Fair in Cairo, Egypt. 
As chairman of the US Senate’s Arms Control Subcommittee, Larry Pressler advocated the now-famous Pressler Amendment, enforced in 1990. Aid and military sales to Pakistan were blocked, including a consignment of F-16 fighter aircraft, changing forever the tenor of the United States relationships with Pakistan and India, and making Pressler a temporary hero throughout India and a devil in ...
Pressler was a principle coauthor of the Vocational-Technical Education Act of 1976. Senator Larry Pressler, Attorney at Law, is an active member of the New York, Washington D.C., and United States Supreme Court Bars. He is a graduate of the Harvard Law School (Class of 1971) and previously was a Rhodes scholar of Oxford University, England (1964).
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Pressler earned a J.D. in 1971 from Harvard Law School, a master's in public administration in 1966 from Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government, an Oxford Diploma in public and social administration as a Rhodes Scholar from Oxford University in 1964 and a B.A. in government from the University of South Dakota in 1964. Pressler was a lieutenant in the U.S. Army and served two tours of combat duty in Vietnam. He was a member of the United States Congress representing South Dakota as Republicanfrom 1975-1997. He served in the House from 1975-1979 and in the Senate from 1979-1997.
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✓ Pressler endorsed Hillary Clintonfor the 2016 presidential general election. 1. 1.1. See also: Endorsements for Hillary Clinton
Note: Please contact us if the personal information below requires an update. Pressler and his wife, Harriet, have one daughter, Laura, and four grandchildren.
- University of South Dakota, 1964
- Harvard University, 1971
- Harvard University, 1966
- Oxford University, 1964
Larry Lee Pressler (born March 29, 1942) is an American politician who served in the United States House of Representatives and United States Senate as a Republican.He remained active in politics following his failed reelection campaign in 1996 and attempted to regain his former seat in 2014, but was unsuccessful.
PRESSLER, LARRY LEE, a Representative and a Senator from South Dakota; born in Humboldt, Minnehaha County, S.Dak., March 29, 1942; graduated, University of South Dakota, Vermillion 1964; attended Oxford University, England, 1965, as a Rhodes Scholar; received a graduate degree from the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard 1971; graduated, Harvard Law School 1971; admitted to District ...
Larry Pressler’s impact on all of South Dakota is meaningful, lasting, and truly statewide. He championed agriculture in every corner of the state. Perhaps because of his combat experience, he was a tireless champion for South Dakota veterans.
Larry Pressler served as a Republican U.S. Senator from South Dakota from 1979 to 1997, following two terms in the U.S. House. In 2014, he is making another Senate run from South Dakota as an ...
Dec 09, 2016 · Senator Larry Pressler was a U.S. senator for 18 years and congressman for 4 years. He is a Rhodes Scholar, Harvard Law graduate and a Vietnam Veteran.
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