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Paul Tagliabue

Paul TagliabueAKA Paul John Tagliabue

Born: 24-Nov-1940
Birthplace: Jersey City, NJ

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Football, Attorney
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Commissioner of the NFL, 1989-2006

Captain of Georgetown University's 1961-62 team. Former attorney for the NFL, and now Commissioner of the National Football League, from November 5, 1989 to September 3, 2006. He was the fourth Commissioner, succeeding Pete Rozelle. During Tagliabue's tenure, the NFL expanded from 28 to 32 teams. Was named in late 2001 by The Sporting News as the most influential person in sports.

Father: Charles Tagliabue
Mother: Mary
Wife: Chandler M. Minter (m. 28-Aug-1965)
Son: Andrew ("Drew")
Daughter: Emily (m. John Rockefeller V, son of Senator Jay Rockefeller)

    High School: Saint Michael's High School, Union City, NJ
    University: Georgetown University (1962)
    Law School: JD, New York University (1965)
    Administrator: Trustee, New York University

    National Football League Commissioner (5-Nov-1989 to 3-Sep-2006)
    Council on Foreign Relations
    Friends for Harry Reid
    Joe Lieberman for President
    Overcoming Obstacles Board of Advisors
    Rebuilding Together National Advisory Council
    United Way
    Urban League
    Sports Hall of Fame of New Jersey 2001

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