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Estes Kefauver (1903–1963)

Estes Kefauver was born on July 26, 1903 in near Madisonville, Tennessee, USA as Carey Estes Kefauver. He was married to Nancy Pigott. He died on August 10, 1963 in Bethesda, Maryland, USA. See full bio »

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 1955 Mad at the World
Himself, Pre-Title Prologue (as Senator Estes Kefauver)
 1952-1954 See It Now (TV Series documentary)
- The Bricker Amendment (1954) ... Himself
- Episode #1.15 (1952) ... Himself
 1952 The Captive City
Himself (uncredited)
 1952 Longines Chronoscope (TV Series)
Himself - U.S. Senator
- Episode dated 11 February 1952 (1952) ... Himself - U.S. Senator
 1951 Kefauver Investigation (Documentary)
Himself (as Senator Estes Kefauver)
 1951 What's My Line? (TV Series)
Himself - Mystery Guest
- Episode dated 18 March 1951 (1951) ... Himself - Mystery Guest
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 2012 Bettie Page Reveals All (Documentary)
 1996-2008 Biography (TV Series documentary)
- John F. Kennedy: A Personal Story (1996) ... Himself
 2007-2008 Mobsters (TV Series)
- Santo Trafficante (2008) ... Himself
- Carlos Marcello (2008) ... Himself
- Tommy Lucchese (2008) ... Himself
- Meyer Lansky (2007) ... Himself
- Frank Costello (2007) ... Himself
 2005 American Experience (TV Series documentary)
 2003 Comic Book Superheroes Unmasked (TV Movie documentary)
Himself (uncredited)
 1969 Simon and Garfunkel: Songs of America (TV Movie)
 1962 Crisis in Morality (Documentary short)
Himself - US Senator
 1952 See It Now (TV Series documentary)
- Episode #1.26 (1952) ... Himself

Personal Details

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Book: "Crime in America"

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Alternate Names:

Senator Estes Kefauver

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When The Captive City (1952) was released, Senator Kefauver was chairman of the Special Committee on Organized Crime in Interstate Commerce (known as the "Kefauver Committee"). See more »


Known for campaigning in a coonskin cap. He stopped doing this when "Davy Crockett, King of the wild frontier' came out and made the hats popular with children

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