Paul Wellstone

 

 

Age: 58

 

Summary: senator from Minnesota who was a champion of healthcare expansion and environmental issues and was considered as one of the most liberal in the Senate, and who was in a tough re-election campaign against Republican Norm Coleman.

 

 

Cause of Death: Airplane accident

 

Born: July 21, 1944

 

Died: October 25, 2002

 

Location: Eveleth, Minnesota