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Walter F. Mondale

42nd Vice-President of the United States


Full Name: Walter Frederick Mondale

Born: January 5, 1928

Birthplace: Ceylon, Minnesota

Father: Theodore S. Mondale (1876-1948)

Mother: Claribel Hope Mondale (1892-1967)

Wife: Joan Adams Mondale (1930-2014)

Married: December 27, 1955

Religious Preference: Presbyterian

Previous Experience: Soldier, Lawyer, Attorney General of Minnesota, U.S. Ambassador to Japan, U.S. Senate

Political Party: Democratic

Age at Inauguration: 49

Term of Office: January 20, 1977 - January 20, 1981

President Served Under: James E. Carter, Jr.