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Name Dukakis, Michael Stanley, b. 1933
Other Names Dukakis, Michael S.
Father Panos S. Dukakis
Mother Euterpe (Boukis) Dukakis
Spouse Katherine 'Kitty' (Dickson) Dukakis, m. 1963
Relationships Democratic Party
Occupation Candidate for U. S. President 1988 (Defeated)
Governor of Massachusetts, 1983-1991
Role Political
Archives Entries 16
Object Entries 2
Notes Dukakis, Michael Stanley (b. 1933) — also known as Michael S. Dukakis — of Brookline, Norfolk County, Mass. Born in Brookline, Norfolk County, Mass., November 3, 1933. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1963-70; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts, 1970; Governor of Massachusetts, 1975-79, 1983-91; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1980; speaker, 1988; candidate for President of the United States, 1988. Eastern Orthodox. Greek and Vlach ancestry. Still living as of 2014. -- political graveyard

Associated Records

Image of Dukakis/ Bentsen  [bumper sticker] -

Dukakis/ Bentsen [bumper sticker] -

Bumper Sticker for the United States campaign of presidential candidate Michael Dukakis and vice presidential candidate Lloyd Bentsen. 1988. 9.5 cm x 35.5 cm. This item was collected by noted Louisville-area political memorabilia collector Robert V. Westerman.

Image of Presidential Election Issues [political handbill] -

Presidential Election Issues [political handbill] -

Handbill describing the 1988 Presidential Election Issues and the 1988 Congression Election Issues. Michael Dukakis (Democrat) and George Bush (Republican) for United States President. Romano L. Mazzoli (Democrat) and Philip Dunnagan (Republican) for Congress. 1988. 14 cm x 21.5 cm. This item was collected by noted Louisville-area political memorabilia collector Robert V. Westerman.

Image of Dukakis / Bentsen: On Older Americans [political handbill] - Dukakis/Bentsen

Dukakis / Bentsen: On Older Americans [political handbill] - Dukakis/Bentsen

Handbill in support of Michael Dukakis and Lloyd Bentsen's stance on Older Americans. Lists record. "Keep America's Promise. Vote Dukakis / Bentsen". 1988. 21.5 cm x 28 cm. This item was collected by noted Louisville-area political memorabilia collector Robert V. Westerman.

Image of Dukakis / Bentsen : On Education [political handbill] - Dukakis/Bentsen

Dukakis / Bentsen : On Education [political handbill] - Dukakis/Bentsen

Handbill in support of Michael Dukakis and Lloyd Bentsen's stance on Education. "End the assault. College Opportunity. Drug-Free schools. Teacher excellence. Fighting Illiteracy." Lists record. "Education is our future. Vote Dukakis/Bentsen". 1988. 21.5 cm x 28 cm. This item was collected by noted Louisville-area political memorabilia collector Robert V. Westerman.

Image of Dukakis / Bentsen: On Rural America [political handbill] - Dukakis/Bentsen

Dukakis / Bentsen: On Rural America [political handbill] - Dukakis/Bentsen

Handbill, Political in support of Michael Dukakis and Lloyd Bentsen stance on Rural America. "End the Assault. Fair prices, fair deals. Good Credit. New Uses. Protecting our land. Farms for farmers. Rural community." Lists Dukakis/Bentsen record. "Rural America Needs New Leaders. Vote Dukakis/Bentsen." 1988. 21.5 cm x 28 cm. This item was collected by noted Louisville-area political memorabilia collector Robert V. Westerman.

Image of Dukakis / Bentsen: On Fighting Crime [political handbill] - Dukakis/Bentsen

Dukakis / Bentsen: On Fighting Crime [political handbill] - Dukakis/Bentsen

Handbill, political in support of Michael Dukakis and Lloyd Bentsen stance on fighting crime. "Time for action. Safe neighhborhoods. A real war on drugs. Take back the streets. Victim's rights." Lists record. "Make America Safe Again. Vote Dukakis/Bentsen" 1988. 21.5 cm x 28 cm. This item was collected by noted Louisville-area political memorabilia collector Robert V. Westerman.

Image of Dukakis / Bentsen: On Stopping Drugs [political handbill] - Dukakis/Bentsen

Dukakis / Bentsen: On Stopping Drugs [political handbill] - Dukakis/Bentsen

Handbill, Political in support of Mike Dukakis and Lloyd Bentsen's stance on stopping drugs. "Time for action. Tough leadership. Kick the habit. Law enforcement. Stemming the tide. Streghthen our borders." Lists record. "Fight a real war on drugs. Vote Dukakis/Bentsen." 1988. 21.5 cm x 28 cm. This item was collected by noted Louisville-area political memorabilia collector Robert V. Westerman.

Image of Dukakis / Bentsen: On American Workers [political handbill] - Dukakis/Bentsen

Dukakis / Bentsen: On American Workers [political handbill] - Dukakis/Bentsen

Handbill in support of Michael Dukakis and Lloyd Bentsen on American Workers. "Good Jobs, good wages. Fair trade. Back to basics. Worker's rights. Worker safety. Good health care. Educational excellence." Lists record. "Let's bring prosperity home. Vote Dukakis/Bentsen." 1988. 21.5 cm x 28 cm. This item was collected by noted Louisville-area political memorabilia collector Robert V. Westerman.

Image of Dukakis / Bentsen: On the Economy [political handbill] - Dukakis/Bentsen

Dukakis / Bentsen: On the Economy [political handbill] - Dukakis/Bentsen

Handbill, political in support of Michael Dukakis and Lloyd Bentsen's stance on the Economy. "Bring prosperity home. Balance the budger. Fair trade. Rebuild America. Worker's rights. Educational excellence." Lists record. "let's bring Prosperity home. Vote Dukakis/Bentsen." 1988. 21.5 cm x 28 cm. This item was collected by noted Louisville-area political memorabilia collector Robert V. Westerman.

Image of Democrats United: Vote Democrat [political handbill] -

Democrats United: Vote Democrat [political handbill] -

Handbill for Democrats United: Vote Democrats on November 8, 1988. Includes Denver Butler, Jerry Bronger, Tom Riner, Leonard Gray, Porter Hatcher, James Yates, Dottie Priddy, Larry Clark, Tom Lambert, Marsha Weinstein, Barbara Gregg, Linda Solley, Michael Dukakis, Lloyd Bentsen. November 8, 1988. 21.5 cm x 35.5 cm. This item was collected by noted Louisville-area political memorabilia collector Robert V. Westerman.

Image of Strong leaders, a strong America [political handbill] - Dukakis/Bentsen

Strong leaders, a strong America [political handbill] - Dukakis/Bentsen

Handbill, Political in support of Michael Dukakis and Lloyd Bentsens. "Facts on Defense. George Bush wants you to believe the Mike Dukakis has "opposed every weapon system that's come along." He's lying. We think you deserve the facts." "Strong Leaders. A Strong America." 1988. 21.5 cm x 28 cm. This item was collected by noted Louisville-area political memorabilia collector Robert V. Westerman.

Image of Dukakis / Bentsen [bumper sticker] -

Dukakis / Bentsen [bumper sticker] -

Bumper Sticker in support of Mike Dukakis and Lloyd Bentsen for President and Vice President of the United States. [1988]. 29 cm x 7.5 cm.

Image of Mike Dukakis: Fighting for a healthier America -

Mike Dukakis: Fighting for a healthier America -

Handbill, Political in support of Mike Dukakis. "Fighting for a Healthier America". Bowling Green, Kentucky. Western Kentucky University- Vanmeter Hall. September 20, 1988. 10 cm x 6 cm.

Image of Students for Dukakis benefit [political poster] -

Students for Dukakis benefit [political poster] -

Political poster with a cartoon sketch of Democratic Presidential candidate Michael Dukakis wearing a Dukakis - Benton '88 campaign button and the wording: Students for Dukakis Benefit Wed. Oct. 5th 8:00 - 11:00 p.m. U. K. Grand Ballroom ($3.00 donation) 3 Local Bands Playing The Resurrected Bloated Floaters Two Small Bodies 91B. Hammer 43.1 x 28 cm. Black ink on white paper. This item was collected by noted Louisville-area political memorabilia collector Robert V. Westerman.

Image of Rally round the Duke! [political poster] -

Rally round the Duke! [political poster] -

Political poster which reads: Rally Round The Duke! Come Meet The Next President And First Lady Mike and Kitty Dukakis This Saturday, July 30 [1988] 9:30 a.m. On the Belvedere Free Admission! Free Breakfast! Live Music! For More Information: Call Democratic Party Headquarters - 584-5394 Paid for and Authorized by Dukakis for President Committee, Inc. 43.2 x 28 cm. Black ink on yellow cardstock. This item was collected by noted Louisville-area political memorabilia collector Robert V. Westerman.

Image of Defend Firearms, Defeat Dukakis -

Defend Firearms, Defeat Dukakis -

Dukakis against gun owners pamphlet noting "Throughout his career Dukakis has tried to disarm law-abiding citizens, even as he has given furloughs to murders and criminals. Arming ourselves in response to violence is something I am opposed to and will do everything I can to stop it." -- Michael Dukakis August 1988. Keep Your Guns, Vote Bush/Quayle. 12 x 16 cm.