William Clark explored the American Northwest with Meriwether Lewis and served as the governor of the Missouri Territory from 1822 to 1838. From 1822 until his death in 1838, he served as Superintendent of Indian Affairs. He was home-schooled and grew very self conscious about his poor spelling ability.
Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger is 69 years old today.
Arnold Schwarzenegger decided to pursue a career as a bodybuilder at age fourteen, despite demonstrating prowess in football. He became the youngest person to win the Mr. Universe contest when he was 20 and won four more times after and won the Mr. Universe title seven times.
The establishment of the Veterans Administration (VA) came in 1930 when Congress authorized the president to "consolidate and coordinate Government activities affecting war veterans". The three component agencies became bureaus within the Veterans Administration. Brigadier GeneralFrank T. Hines, who directed the Veterans Bureau for seven years, was named as the first Administrator of Veterans Affairs, a job he held until 1945.
Frank Thomas Hines(April 11, 1879 – April 3, 1960)
Mark Odom Hatfield (July 12, 1922 – August 7, 2011) He was born in Dallas, Oregon.
Mark Hatfield was a spiritual politician and educator from the state of Oregon. A Republican, he served for 30 years as a United States Senator from Oregon, and also as chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee.