Spiro Agnew

Spiro Agnew
Vital Statistics
 Name: Spiro Theodore Agnew
 Country of Origin: United States of America
 Occupations: Politician
 Year born: 1918
 Year died: 1996
 Age: 78
 ISNI: 0000 0001 2280 4964
 LCNA: n79081960
 Attribution:
Original Curator: MaryC

AGNEW, SPIRO THEODORE, Vice President of the United States; born in Baltimore, Md., November 9, 1918; educated in the public schools of Baltimore; attended the Johns Hopkins University; graduated from the University of Baltimore Law School 1947; served in the United States Army during the Second World War and the Korean conflict; practiced law in Baltimore; elected county executive of Baltimore County 1962; elected Governor of Maryland 1966; elected Vice President of the United States on the Republican ticket with President Richard M. Nixon on November 5, 1968; resigned as Governor of Maryland on January 7, 1969; inaugurated 39th Vice President of the United States on January 20, 1969; reelected Vice President, November 7, 1972; charged with accepting bribes and falsifying federal tax returns, pleaded nolo contendere to the latter charge in federal court, and resigned October 10, 1973; international trade executive; was a resident of Rancho Mirage, Calif., and Ocean City, Md.; died September 17, 1996, in Ocean City; cremated, ashes interred at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens, Timonium, Md.

Collaborators
Referenced In
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Justin Coffey - Spiro Agnew and the Rise of the Republican Right
The narrative of Spiro Agnew's rise and fall has never been fully told. This compelling book tells the story of one of the most controversial, high-level politicians of recent American history and explains the importance of Agnew's life and career.
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Jules Witcover - Richard M. Cohen - A Heartbeat Away
Us Politics, American History, American Studies
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Jules Witcover - White Knight: The Rise of Spiro Agnew
White Knight: The Rise of Spiro Agnew by Jules Witcover is a biography of the vice president under Richard Nixon who resigned from office over an income tax infraction.
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Condensed List of Works
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Detailed Body of Work
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Go Quietly...or Else
Spiro Agnew - Go Quietly...or Else
Mr. Agnew challenges the widely held beliefs about his alleged involvement in bribery and extortion while in office. His testimony provides a detailed, well-documented, week-by-week account of the whirlwind of events leading to his resignation and unsnarles the tangle of...

Published in: English
Editions available: 2
The Canfield Decision
Spiro Agnew - The Canfield decision
This book is about a Vice President who was "destroyed by his own ambition."

Thema Categories: Literature and Fiction
Published in: English
Editions available: 2
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