Wayne Morse

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Wayne Morse
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U.S. Senate, Oregon
Former officeholder
In office
January 3, 1945 – January 3, 1969
Bachelor'sUniversity of Wisconsin-Madison
Master'sUniversity of Wisconsin-Madison
Date of birthOctober 20, 1900
Place of birthMadison, Wisconsin


Wayne Morse (October 20, 1900 - July 22, 1974), was a member of the U.S. Senate from the state of Oregon from 1945 to 1969. He was first elected on the Republican ticket in 1944. He switched to Independent during the 83rd Congress from 1953-1954 and then switched to the Democratic Party, which he remained with during the rest of his career.[1]


Political offices
Preceded by
Rufus C. Holman
U.S. Senate - Oregon
January 3, 1945 – January 3, 1969
Succeeded by
Bob Packwood