Paul Wellstone’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Jul 21, 1944

Death Date

Oct 25, 2002

Age of Death

58 years

Cause of Death

Airplane Crash

Place of Death

Oct 25, 2002

Profession

Politician

The politician Paul Wellstone died at the age of 58. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

American academic and Democratic politician who represented Minnesota in the United States Senate from 1991 until his death in a plane crash in 2002.

His wife, Sheila, and his daughter, Marcia, died with him in the 2002 plane crash.

On October 25, 2002, Wellstone, along with seven others, died in an airplane crash in northern Minnesota, at 10:22 a.m. He was 58 years old.

Quotes

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A politics that is not sensitive to the concerns and circumstances of people’s lives, a politics that does not speak to and include people, is an intellectually arrogant politics that deserves to fail.

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Successful organizing is based on the recognition that people get organized because they, too, have a vision.

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The American polity is infected with a serious imbalance of power between elites and masses, a power which is the principal threat to our democracy.

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Sometimes, the only realists are the dreamers.

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I emphasize self-esteem, self-confidence, and dignity, not as an ideal, but as a real test of community organization. Without leadership development, community organizations do not have staying power.