Hubert H. Humphrey1977
HH-1
Bronze

The obverse bears portrait of Hbert H. Humphrey, left. Above, HUBERT H. HUMPHREY; signed over shoulder on right, RAW / © 77.

The reverse reads PRESENTED / BY THE / HUBERT H. HUMPHREY / INSTITUTE OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS / UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA / IN APPRECIATION OF / YOR SUPPORT / (signature of Hubert H Humphrey) / (UM logo).

Edge marked with MEDALLIC ART CO. - DANBURY, CT. - BRONZE.

Hubert Horatio Humphrey, Jr. (May 27, 1911 - January 13, 1978) was an American politician who served as the 38th Vice President of the United States under President Lyndon B. Johnson, from 1965 to 1969. Humphrey twice served in the United States Senate, representing Minnesota from 1949 to 1964 and 1971 to 1978. He was the nominee of the Democratic Party in the 1968 presidential election, losing to the Republican nominee, Richard Nixon.

After leaving the Vice Presidency, Humphrey taught at Macalester College and the University of Minnesota before retrning to the Senate. The Institute of Public Affairs was named after Humphrey to honor both his public service and his service to the University of Minnesota.

This medal measures 76mm in diameter and was struck by the Medallic Art Company of Danbury, Connecticut.