Marie Corinne Claiborne Boggs (Morrison) (1916 - 2013)

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Nicknames: "Lindy"
Place of Burial: United States
Birthplace: United States
Death: Died
Occupation: Democratic politician
Managed by: Marcy Ellen Davis
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About Marie Corinne Claiborne Boggs (Morrison)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lindy_Boggs -------------------- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lindy_Boggs

Marie Corinne Morrison Claiborne Boggs, usually known as Lindy Boggs (born March 13, 1916) is a United States political figure who served as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives and later as ambassador to the Vatican. She was the first woman elected to Congress from Louisiana. She was also a permanent chairwoman of the 1976 Democratic National Convention,[1] which made her the first female to preside over a major party convention.[2]

She is the widow of former House Majority Leader Hale Boggs, and the mother of three children: Cokie Roberts (a television news commentator), Thomas Hale Boggs, Jr., (a prominent lobbyist), and the late Barbara Boggs Sigmund, a mayor of Princeton, New Jersey, and a candidate in the 1982 New Jersey Democratic senatorial primary election

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Lindy Boggs's Timeline

1916
March 13, 1916
United States
1939
May 27, 1939
Age 23
1943
December 27, 1943
Age 27
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
2013
July 27, 2013
Age 97
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Tulane University
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US House of Representatives