Hale Boggs, US Congress

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Thomas Hale Boggs, Sr.

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Louisiana, United States
Death: Died in Alaska, United States
Cause of death: presumably a small plane crash...wreckage never found
Immediate Family:

Husband of Lindy Boggs
Father of <private> Boggs; Cokie Roberts and Mayor Barbara Boggs Sigmund

Occupation: Democratic politician
Managed by: Private User
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About Hale Boggs, US Congress

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hale_Boggs

Thomas Hale Boggs, Sr. (born February 15, 1914; presumed to have died on October 16, 1972 but not declared dead until January 3, 1973) was an American Democratic politician and a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New Orleans, Louisiana. He was the House majority leader.


In 1972, while he was still Majority Leader, the twin engine airplane in which Boggs was traveling disappeared over a remote section of Alaska. The airplane presumably crashed and was never found. Congressman Nick Begich was also presumed killed in the same accident.

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Hale Boggs, US Congress's Timeline

1914
February 15, 1914
Louisiana, United States
1939
May 27, 1939
Age 25
1943
December 27, 1943
Age 29
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
1972
October 16, 1972
Age 58
Alaska, United States
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- 1937
Mississippi, United States
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- present
US Congress
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- 1934
Mississippi, United States