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Wendell H. Ford of Kentucky

Wendell H. Ford
Wendell H. Ford represented Kentucky in the U.S. Senate from 1974 to 1999. He served as chairman of the Committee on Aeronautical and Space Sciences (1977-1979), the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (1977-1983), the Select Committee to Study the Committee System (1983-1985), the Senate Committee on Rules and Administration (1987-1993), and the Joint Committee on Printing (1989-1995), and served as Democratic whip from 1991 to 1999.
credit: United States Senate Historical Office