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Geraldine Ferraro

Congresswoman and 1st Female Vice-Presidential Nominee Geraldine Ferraro

Full Name: Geraldine Anne "Gerry" Ferraro
Profession: Congresswoman and 1st Female Vice-Presidential Nominee

Nationality:
United States of America
American

Born: August 26, 1935
Birthplace: Newburgh, New York, USA

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Virgo

Died: March 26, 2011 (aged 75)

Events in the Life of Geraldine Ferraro

  • 1984-07-12 Geraldine Ferraro becomes the 1st US female major-party vice-presidential candidate, after Walter Mondale selects her as his Democratic Party running mate
  • 1984-07-19 Geraldine Ferraro (Rep-D-NY), becomes the 1st US female major-party vice-presidential nominee, joining the Walter Mondale Democratic Party ticket
  • 1984-10-11 US Vice Presidential candidates' debate - Geraldine Ferraro (D) and George H. W. Bush (R)

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