Alternate Politicians - After 1900

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Hiram Johnson (1866-1945)

Governor of California, 1911-1917

Senator from California, 1917-1921

President of the United States, 1921-1929
 
(Not sure if this counts as current politics, will move it if it does)

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Name: Albert “Al” Arnold Gore, Jr.
Born: March 31, 1948
Political Party: Democratic
Offices Held:
  • 44th President of the United States (2009-2017)
  • Democratic Nominee for President (2000, 2008, 2012)
  • 45th Vice President of the United States (1993-2001)
  • U.S. Senator from Tennessee (1985-1993)
  • U.S. Representative from Tennessee (1977-1985)
 
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Name: George H.W. Bush
Born: June 12, 1924
Died: February 24, 2021 (aged 96)
Political Party: Republican
Offices Held:

  • Acting National Security Advisor (2010)
  • 42nd President of the United States (1993-2001)
  • Vice President of the United States (1981-1989)
  • Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (1979-1981)
  • U.S. Senator from Texas (1971-1979)
  • Ambassador to the Soviet Union (1969-1970)
  • U.S. Representative from TX-07 (1967-1969)
 
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Donald Rumsfeld (1932-2021)

Name: Donald Henry "Rummy" Rumsfeld
Born: July 9, 1932
Died: July 29, 2021 (aged 89)
Political Party:

Republican
Spouse: Joyce Pierson (m. 1954)
Children: 3

List of Offices:
 Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Illinois's 13th district (January 3, 1963 - January 3, 1965)
34th Governor of Illinois (January 11, 1965 - January 18, 1969)
37th President of the United States (January 20, 1969 - January 20, 1977)
57th United States Secretary of State (January 20, 1977 - January 20, 1985)
 
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Name: John Edward “Jack” Reagan
Date of Birth: July 13, 1883
Date of Death: May 18, 1941 (age 57)
Political Party: Democratic

List of Offices Held:
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Illinois’ 17th district (March 4, 1927 - March 3, 1933)
Senator of Illinois (March 4, 1933 - January 1, 1937)
President of the United States (January 20, 1937 - May 18, 1941)
 
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Dick Cheney (1941-2030)

Name: Richard Bruce "Dick" Cheney
Born: January 30, 1941
Died: March 2, 2030 (aged 89)
Cause of Death: Heart attack
Political Party:
Republican
Spouse:
Lynne Vincent (m. 1964)
Children: Liz (b. 1966), Mary (b. 1969)

List of Offices:
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Wyoming's at-large district (January 3, 1967 - January 3, 1969)
White House Urban Affairs Advisor (January 23, 1969 - November 4, 1969)
Deputy White House Chief of Staff (November 5, 1969 - January 20, 1973)
5th White House Chief of Staff (January 20, 1973 - September 21, 1974)
12th United States Secretary of Defense (September 21, 1974 - January 20, 1977)
38th President of the United States (January 20, 1977 - January 20, 1985)
59th United States Secretary of State (January 25, 1989 - January 17, 1997)
 
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Name: Tom Brokaw
Born: February 6, 1940
Partisan Affiliation: Republican
Offices Held:

  • U.S. Secretary of Energy (2008-2009)
  • Candidate in the 1988 Republican Presidential Primaries (1987-1988)
  • Senate Majority/Minority Leader (1985-2003)
  • Class II U.S. Senator from South Dakota (1979-2003)
  • U.S. Representative from South Dakota (1971-1979)
  • White House Press Secretary (1969-1971)
 
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Jerry Springer (1944-2023)
Name: Gerald Norman Springer
Born: February 13, 1944
Died: April 27, 2023 (aged 79)
Political Party: Democratic
Home State:
Ohio

List of Offices:
Governor of Ohio (2011-2015)

Vice President of the United States (1992-2001)
Attempted Democratic presidential primary candidate (1992)
Governor of Ohio (1982-1990)
Mayor of Cincinnati (1977-1978)

Member of the Cincinnati City Council (1972-1974 and 1976-1981)
 
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Edwin Walker (1909-1963)
Name: Edwin Anderson Walker
Born: November 10, 1909
Died: April 10, 1963 (aged 53)
Cause of Death: Assassination
Political Party:

Democratic
Rank: U.S. Army Major General

List of Offices:
39th Governor of Texas (January 15, 1963 - April 10, 1963)
 
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Name: Curtis Emerson LeMay
Date of Birth: November 15, 1906
Date of Death: October 1, 1990
Political Party: Republican (before 1968), American Independent (after 1968)

List of Offices Held:
Chief of Staff of the United States Air Force (June 30, 1961 - January 31, 1965)
Vice President of the United States (January 20, 1969 - May 15, 1972)
President of the United States (May 15, 1972 - January 20, 1977)
 
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Name: Curtis Emerson LeMay
Date of Birth: November 15, 1906
Date of Death: October 1, 1990
Political Party: Republican (before 1968), American Independent (after 1968)

List of Offices Held:
Chief of Staff of the United States Air Force (June 30, 1961 - January 31, 1965)
Vice President of the United States (January 20, 1969 - May 15, 1972)
President of the United States (May 15, 1972 - January 20, 1977)
How does Wallace win in 1968? Also I’m guessing that the assassination is the same one that nearly killed him in our timeline.
 
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Name: Hubert Horatio Humphrey, Jr.
Born: May 27, 1911
Died: October 23, 1983 (aged 72)
Home State: Minnesota
Party: Democratic

Offices Held:
  • 39th President of the United States (January 20, 1981 - October 23, 1983)
  • Vice President of the United States (January 20, 1965 - January 20, 1969)
  • U.S. Senator from Minnesota (January 3, 1949 - December 29, 1964, January 3, 1971 - January 13, 1981)
 
How does Wallace win in 1968? Also I’m guessing that the assassination is the same one that nearly killed him in our timeline.
Yes, the assassination attempt on Wallace by Arthur Bremer ITTL goes off more successfully. As for how he won, I don’t know. Just wanted to make a scenario where he somehow won the presidency and then got assassinated later on while running for re-election.
 
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Name: Hubert Horatio Humphrey, Jr.
Born: May 27, 1911
Died: October 23, 1983 (aged 72)
Home State: Minnesota
Party: Democratic

Offices Held:
  • 39th President of the United States (January 20, 1981 - October 23, 1983)
  • Vice President of the United States (January 20, 1965 - January 20, 1969)
  • U.S. Senator from Minnesota (January 3, 1949 - December 29, 1964, January 3, 1971 - January 13, 1981)
The good timeline
 
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Name: George W. Bush
Born: July 6, 1946 (aged 77)
Home State: Texas
Party: Republican
Offices Held:

  • President of the United States (2009-2017)
  • Class II U.S. Senator from Texas (2003-2009)
  • Governor of Texas (1995-2003)
 
Celebrity takeover of politics (added them to one list to not spam the board.) (They had to have either ran, or their personal wiki or the wiki for said election stated that they declined to run.)


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Richard Samet “Kinky” Friedman
Born: 31 October, 1944 (Chicago, Illinois)
Party: Republican (Before 2004)/Independent (2004-2009)/Democratic (2009-present)

Justice of the Peace - Kerrville, TX (one term, 1986)
Governor of Texas (2007-2019)

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Eva Jacqueline Longoria Bastón
Born: 15 March, 1975 (Corpus Christi, Texas)
Party: Democratic

Governor of Texas (2019-2023)
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Matthew David McConaughey
Born: 4 November, 1969 (Uvalde, Texas)
Party: Independent (unknown)

Governor of Texas (2023-2027)
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Edward Andrew Schultz
Born: 27 January, 1954 (Norfolk, Virginia)
Died: 5 July, 2018 (Washington, D.C.) (64)
Party: Democratic (2000-2018)

Governor of North Dakota (2005-2009)
Class 3 Senator from North Dakota (2011-2017)
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Eldred Gregory Peck
Born: 5 April, 1916 (San Diego, California)
Died: 12 June, 2003 (Los Angeles, California) (87)
Party: Democratic

U.S. Ambassador to Ireland (1969-1971)
Governor of California (1971-1975)
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Charlton Heston (Charlton John Carter)
Born: 4 October, 1923 (Wilmette, Illinois)
Died: 5 April, 2008 (Beverly Hills, California) (84)
Party: Democratic (before 1987)/Republican (after 1987)

Class 1 Senator from California (1971-1977)
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Angelina Jolie (Voight)
Born: 4 June, 1975 (Los Angeles, California)
Party: Independent

Class 3 Senator from California (2017-2023)
 

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Celebrity takeover of politics (added them to one list to not spam the board.) (They had to have either ran, or their personal wiki or the wiki for said election stated that they declined to run.)


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Richard Samet “Kinky” Friedman
Born: 31 October, 1944 (Chicago, Illinois)

Justice of the Peace - Kerrville, TX (one term, 1986)
Governor of Texas (2007-2019)

Party: Republican (Before 2004)
Independent (2004-2009)
Democratic (2009-present)

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Eva Jacqueline Longoria Bastón
Born: 15 March, 1975 (Corpus Christi, Texas)

Governor of Texas (2019-2023)

Party: Democratic (since at least 2012)

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Matthew David McConaughey
Born: 4 November, 1969 (Uvalde, Texas)

Governor of Texas (2023-2027)

Party: Independent (unkown)


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Edward Andrew Schultz
Born: 27 January, 1954 (Norfolk, Virginia)
Died: 5 July, 2018 (Washington, D.C.) (64)

Governor of North Dakota (2005-2009)

Party: Democratic (2000-2018)

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Eldred Gregory Peck
Born: 5 April, 1916 (San Diego, California)
Died: 12 June, 2003 (Los Angeles, California) (87)

U.S. Ambassador to Ireland (1969-1971)
Governor of California (1971-1975)

Party: Democratic

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Charlton Heston (Charlton John Carter)
Born: 4 October, 1923 (Wilmette, Illinois)
Died: 5 April, 2008 (Beverly Hills, California) (84)

Class 1 Senator from California (1971-1977)

Party: Democratic (before 1987)
Republican (after 1987)

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Angelina Jolie (Voight)
Born: 4 June, 1975 (Los Angeles, California)

Class 3 Senator from California (2017-2023)

Party: Independent
Shouldn't some of these belong in the Current Politics thread? It's in my signature if you need a link to it.
 
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