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Fiorello LaGuardia

Fiorello LaGuardiaAKA Fiorello Henry LaGuardia

Born: 11-Dec-1882
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 20-Sep-1947
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: Cancer - Pancreatic
Remains: Buried, Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, NY

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: New York City Mayor, 1934-45

Military service: US Army Air Corps (WWI)

Father: Achille LaGuardia (Catholic)
Mother: Irene Cohen (Jewish)
Wife: Thea Almerigotti (m. 8-Mar-1919, d. 1921 tuberculosis)
Wife: Marie Fisher (m. 28-Feb-1929, two children adopted)
Daughter: Jean Marie (adopted)
Son: Eric (adopted)

    Law School: LLB, New York University School of Law (1910)

    US Official Chairman, US Section, Joint Board on Defense (1940-46)
    US Official Director, Office of Civilian Defense (1941-42)
    Mayor of New York City (1934-45)
    US Congressman, New York 20th (4-Mar-1923 to 3-Mar-1933)
    New York City Council (1920-21)
    US Congressman, New York 14th (4-Mar-1917 to 31-Dec-1919, resigned)
    New York State Official Deputy Attorney General, New York State (1915-17)
    US Official American Consular Agent, Fiume, Hungary (1904-06)
    US Official American Consular Service, Budapest and Trieste (1901-04)
    Freemasonry
    Tonsillectomy
    Italian Ancestry Paternal
    Jewish Ancestry Maternal
    Risk Factors: Diabetes, Obesity

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    New York: A Documentary Film (14-Nov-1999) · Himself

Is the subject of books:
La Guardia in Congress, 1959, BY: Howard Zinn
Little Flower: The Life and Times of Fiorello La Guardia, 1983, BY: Lawrence Elliott

Author of books:
The Making of an Insurgent, 1882-1919 (1948, memoir)


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