Dan Friedman

Arlen Specter z”l

In history, Politics on October 19, 2012 at 8:27 pm

Arlen Specter, who died of cancer last Sunday aged 82, had been a US Senator for 30 years — the longest serving in Pennsylvania’s history. He qualified as a lawyer from Yale in 1956 but was a politician by vocation, winning his first elected position in 1965 and staying in office for most of the next 45 years.

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