How Claiborne Pell Died: Date of Death, Age of Death, Birthday, and More!

Claiborne Pell reached the impressive age of 90 years. Find out the cause of death and more exciting information regarding the death of this famous politician.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Rhode Island senator who established the eponymous college grant program which helps countless lower and middle class students afford higher education. He was in the Senate from 1961 to 1997.

He said his motivation for creating his grant program came from his own experiences going to college in the GI Bill after WW II.

He was Rhode Island’s longest-serving senator at the time of his retirement and he was the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations from 1987 to 1995.

How did Claiborne Pell die?

Information about the death of Claiborne Pell
Cause of deathN/A
Age of death90 years
BirthdayNovember 22, 1918
Death dateJanuary 1, 2009
Place of deathNewport, Rhode Island, United States
Place of burialN/A


"In politics, you must let the other person have your way."

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"The strength of the United States is not the gold at Fort Knox or the weapons of mass destruction that we have, but the sum total of the education and the character of our people."

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"My opponent called me a cream puff. Well, I rushed out and got the baker's union to endorse me."

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"People who leave Washington do so by way of the box... ballet or coffin."

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