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Thruston Ballard Morton
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Birth Date:August 19, 1907
Astrology Sign:Leo
Chinese Sign:Sheep - Yang
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Occupation:US Politician

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Thruston Ballard Morton

Biography:Thruston Ballard Morton (1907 - 1982), a Republican, represented Kentucky in the United States House of Representatives and the United States Senate.

Morton won his seat in the House by defeating incumbent Democrat Emmet O'Neal in 1946, 61,899 votes to 44,599. He served three terms in the House, January 3, 1947 to January 3, 1953.

After leaving the House Morton served in an appointed position in the administration of Dwight D. Eisenhower.

In 1956 Morton by a very narrow margin defeated incumbent Democrat United States Senator Earle C. Clements, 506,903 votes to 499,922. Morton won re-election to a second term in the Senate in 1962, defeating Democratic lieutenant governor and former Mayor of Louisville, Kentucky Wilson W. Wyatt. Morton served in the Senate from January 3, 1957 until his resignation on December 16, 1968.

Morton was the chairman of the Republican National Committee from 1959 until 1961.

Thruston Morton was the brother of Rogers Clark Ballard Morton, who represented Maryland in the United States House of Representatives from 1963 through 1971 when he became Secretary of the Interior in the administration of Presidents Richard M. Nixon and Gerald R. Ford and Secretary of Commerce under Ford before heading Ford's re-election campaign in 1976.

Preceded by: Earle C. Clements U.S. Senator (Class 3) from Kentucky January 3, 1957-December 16, 1968 Succeeded by: Marlow Cook Preceded by: Emmet O'Neal United States Representative for the 3rd District of Kentucky 1947-1953 Succeeded by: John M. Robsion, Jr.

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Chinese Horoscope for Thruston Ballard Morton
Includes characteristics and Vices
Thruston Ballard Morton's Chinese Horoscope
Chinese Year: February 13, 1907 - February 01, 1908
Birthday: August 19, 1907

The Sheep is a Yang,
and is the Eighth sign of the Chinese horoscope.

Good Manners
Lack of Foresight

Personality and Character Cards:
Personality and character cards are identical!

Thruston Ballard Morton's Personality Tarot Card Strength - Personality Card

Birthday: August 19, 1907

A time for self-awareness involving courage, strength, and determination.

This year's Growth Tarot Card
Based on this year's birthday

Thruston Ballard Morton's Growth Tarot Card The Wheel of Fortune

Birthday: August 19, 2017

A new chapter is starting; problems are solved through changes in circumstances.




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