Lynne Denise Gravel Bio, Wiki
Lynne Denise Gravel is best known for being the daughter of Maurice Robert “Mike” Gravel, an American politician who served as the United States Senator from Alaska from 1969 to 1981 as a member of the Democratic Party and who ran for presidential nomination of that party in 2008 and 2020. Gravel died of myeloma at his home in Seaside, California, on June 26, 2021, at age 91.
Lynne Denise Gravel Parents
How did her parents Meet?
According to the Knot, Mike Gravel was set up on a blind date one evening, he never expected that he would end up marrying his blind date’s friend, Whitney Stewart. “My friend called me and said, ‘I’ve met a man you’re going to like,'” Whitney says. Her friend was right, and soon after the couple was dating.
How did her father, Mike Gravel propose to Whitner?
Mike Gravel proposed on New Year’s Eve 1984 when Mike gave Whitney a matted and framed return address label that had been printed with his home address and “Mrs. Whitney Stewart Gravel”. “Prior to the gift, I had teased him about whether I should use his address or mine when I was ordering new checks,” Whitney says.
The couple celebrated their wedding on May 6th, 1994 in Maryland at Oxon Hill Manor — “We wanted an outdoor party amid the tulips, with a view of the Potomac River,” Whitney says. Although it rained the day of and the wedding had to be moved indoors, the couple and their closest family and friends enjoyed the night all the same.
Mike Gravel Death & Cause
Mike Gravel, a former US senator from Alaska who read the Pentagon Papers into the Congressional Record and confronted Barack Obama about nuclear weapons during a later presidential run, has died. He was 91.
Gravel, who represented Alaska as a Democrat from 1969 to 1981, died on Saturday, June 26th, 2021, according to his daughter, Lynne Mosier. Gravel had been living in Seaside, California, and was in failing health, said Theodore W Johnson, a former aide.
Gravel was born Maurice Robert Gravel in Springfield, Massachusetts on 13 May 1930. He served as a state representative in Alaska, including a stint as House speaker, in the mid-1960s. He won his first Senate term after defeating incumbent Ernest Gruening, a former territorial governor, in the 1968 Democratic primary.
Gravel served two terms until he was defeated in the 1980 primary by Gruening’s grandson, Clark Gruening, who lost the election to Republican Frank Murkowski.