Saturday, January 3, 2009
U.S. Senator from Rhode Island dies 1-1-09
Jan. 1, 2009
Claiborne Pell, who served as our U.S. Senator from Rhode Island from 1961 to 1997, has died. One of his greatest achievements was in 1980 when he helped tens of millions of Americans attend college with his Pell Grants.
Thank you Sen Pell for all that you’ve done for Rhode Island and for this country.
You helped both my sons with your grants so they could attend college.