John C. Culver

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Senator John Culver joined Arent Fox "in 1981 and established the government relations practice. He also served for many years on the firm’s Executive Committee...

"After his graduation from law school, Senator Culver was legislative assistant to Senator Edward M. Kennedy (D-Massachusetts). He then returned to his home state of Iowa and in 1964 was elected to the United States House of Representatives (D-Iowa 2nd District). During his 10 years in the House, he was a member of the Foreign Affairs Committee, the Government Operations Committee and chairman of the Democratic Study Group.

"In 1974, Senator Culver was elected to the United States Senate where he served on the following committees: Armed Services, Judiciary, Environment and Public Works and Small Business. Senator Culver was the subject of a book by Elizabeth Drew entitled Senator about the role and responsibilities of a US senator.

"After leaving the Senate, Senator Culver was a visiting professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Massachusetts and a fellow with the Institute of Politics at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government.

"Senator Culver is on the Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute Board of Governors and is a director of the American Fund for Emmanuel College, Cambridge University, England. He is chair of the Senior Advisory Committee of the Institute of Politics of the John F. Kennedy School of Government.

"In addition, Senator Culver formerly served on the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board, the Council on Foreign Relations, the Trilateral Commission, the Board of Overseers of Harvard University and the JFK Presidential Library Board of Directors. " [1]

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  1. John C. Culver, arentfox, accessed February 19, 2010.