Sen. George Mitchell
Fourteen-year Senate veteran George Mitchell was born in Waterville, Maine, where he was a member of the local Boys & Girls Club. Mitchell served as U.S. attorney for Maine, U.S. district court judge, U.S. senator for Maine and also as Senate majority leader. During his years in the Senate, Mitchell was a great friend of the Boys & Girls Club Movement, on both the local and national levels. For his service during the peace talks in Northern Ireland (1995-1998), Mitchell received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, our nation’s highest civilian honor.