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Spiro T. Agnew

Spiro T. AgnewAKA Spiro Theodore Agnew

Born: 9-Nov-1918
Birthplace: Baltimore, MD
Died: 17-Sep-1996
Location of death: Berlin, MD
Cause of death: Cancer - Leukemia
Remains: Cremated, Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens, Timonium, MD

Gender: Male
Religion: Anglican/Episcopalian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Vice President, 1969-73

Military service: US Army

"I will not resign if indicted!"

A court finally compelled Agnew in 1983 to surrender $268,482 to the state of Maryland -- the amount of his illegal kickbacks he solicited from highway contractors, plus interest.

Father: Theodore Spiro Anagnostopoulos (restaurateur)
Mother: Margaret Akers
Wife: Elinor Isabel Judefind ("Judy", m. 1942, d. 20-Jun-2012, one son, three daughters)
Son: James Rand Agnew
Daughter: Pamela Lee
Daughter: Susan Scott
Daughter: Elinor Kimberly

    University: Johns Hopkins University (three years)
    Law School: JD, University of Baltimore Law School (1947)

    US Vice President (20-Jan-1969 to 10-Oct-1973, resigned)
    Governor of Maryland (1967-69, resigned)
    Maryland State Official County Executive, Baltimore County, MD (1962)
    Alfalfa Club 1968
    American Legion
    Kiwanis Club
    Maryland State Bar Association 1949
    Order of AHEPA
    Veterans of Foreign Wars
    Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity
    Alfalfa Party candidate for US President
    Bronze Star
    Funeral: Lyndon Johnson (1973)
    Disbarred May-1974
    Tax Evasion
    Funeral: Richard Nixon (1994)
    Greek Ancestry

Rotten Library Page:
Spiro T. Agnew

Author of books:
Where He Stands: The Life and Convictions of Spiro T. Agnew (1968)
Go Quietly... or Else (1980, memoir)


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