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Buddy Cianci

AKA Vincent Albert Cianci, Jr.

Born: 30-Apr-1941
Birthplace: Cranston, RI
Died: 28-Jan-2016
Location of death: Providence, RI
Cause of death: Cancer - Colon

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Twice Mayor of Providence

Military service: US Army (1966-69)

A target of the federal "Operation Plunder Dome", spent five years imprisoned.

Father: Vincent Albert Cianci
Mother: Esther Capobianco
Sister: Carol
Wife: Sheila (m. 1973, div. 1983, one daughter)
Daughter: Nicole (d. 2012)
Engagement: Tara Marie Haywood (model, engaged in 2016)

    High School: Moses Brown School, Providence, RI (1958)
    University: BA Government, Fairfield University (1962)
    University: MA Political Science, Villanova University (1965)
    Law School: JD, Marquette University School of Law (1966)

    Mayor of Providence, RI (1991-2002)
    Mayor of Providence, RI (1975-84)
    Rhode Island State Official Prosecutor, Anti-Corruption Strike Force (1973-75)
    Rhode Island State Official Special Assistant Attorney General (1969-73)
    Rhode Island Bar Association 1967
    Assault 1984 (no contest plea, assaulted estranged wife's lover)
    Conspiracy 2001 (found guilty of one charge)
    Extortion 2001 (acquitted)
    Mail Fraud 2001 (acquitted)
    Racketeering 2001 (acquitted)
    Witness Tampering 2001 (acquitted)
    Sued by the ACLU (Dec-1982)

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