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Champions of Aging

Patrick V. McNamara

McNamara made the issues of older Americans the priorities of Congress

As much as anyone, U.S. Sen. Patrick V. McNamara exemplified the American ideal of government of the people, by the people and for the people. The blunt, raspy voiced legislator customarily called “Senator Pat” by many of his Michigan constituents rose from a pipe fitter earning just 9 cents an hour to become the chairman of the powerful Senate Public Works Committee. … Back to Article

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