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  Lindsay, John V.
CANDIDATE DETAILS
AffiliationDemocratic  
  1970-01-01  
 
NameJohn V. Lindsay
Address
New York, New York , United States
EmailNone
WebsiteNone
Born November 24, 1921
DiedDecember 19, 2000 (79 years)
Contributornystate63
Last ModifedRBH
Oct 29, 2018 07:00pm
Tags Caucasian - Liberal - ACLU - Episcopalian - Straight -
InfoRepresentative from New York; born in New York City November 24, 1921; graduated from the Buckley School in New York City in 1935, St. Paul's School, Concord, N.H., in 1940; Yale University, B.A., in 1944, and from the law school of the same university, LL.B., 1948; joined the United States Navy in May 1943; discharged as a lieutenant in March 1946; was admitted to the bar in 1949 and began the practice of law in New York City; executive assistant to the United States Attorney General from January 1955 to January 1957; delegate to the Republican National Conventions in 1960, 1964, and 1968; elected as a Republican to the Eighty-sixth and to the three succeeding Congresses, and served from January 3, 1959, to December 31, 1965, when he resigned to become mayor of New York City; reelected in November 1969 for the term ending in 1973; changed party affiliation to Democrat in 1971; resumed the practice of law in New York City; unsuccessful candidate for the Democratic nomination to the United States Senate in 1980; died on December 19, 2000, in Hilton Head, S.C.


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BOOKS
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America's Mayor: John V. Lindsay and the Reinvention of New York  Purchase Craverguy 

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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
May 25, 2010 10:10am Perspective New York Mayor John Lindsay. Remember Him?  Article Craverguy 
May 05, 2010 11:20am Review Reviving John Lindsay  Article Craverguy 
Mar 10, 2004 12:00am News Wife of former NYC mayor, dies in Palm Beach  Article User 215 

DISCUSSION
Importance? 8.00000 Average

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RACES
  09/09/1980 NY US Senate - D Primary Lost 15.80% (-24.94%)
  06/06/1972 US President - D Primaries Lost 1.23% (-24.54%)
  11/04/1969 New York City Mayor Won 42.35% (+7.56%)
  06/17/1969 NYC Mayor - R Primary Lost 48.57% (-2.86%)
  08/08/1968 US Vice President - R Convention Lost 0.75% (-83.20%)
  08/08/1968 US President - R Convention Lost 0.05% (-65.83%)
  06/11/1968 US President - R Primaries Lost 0.01% (-37.91%)
  11/02/1965 New York City Mayor Won 44.99% (+4.01%)
  11/03/1964 NY District 17 Won 71.54% (+48.08%)
  11/06/1962 NY District 17 Won 68.67% (+37.33%)
  11/08/1960 NY District 17 Won 60.19% (+20.38%)
  11/04/1958 NY District 17 Won 53.90% (+7.81%)
  08/12/1958 NY District 17 - R Primary Won 60.62% (+21.25%)
ENDORSEMENTS
NY District 14 - Nov 03, 1970 D Peter E. Eikenberry
NY Governor - Nov 03, 1970 D Arthur J. Goldberg
NY Assembly 52 - Nov 03, 1970 L Michael Armstrong
NY Assembly 66 - Nov 03, 1970 R Stephen C. Hansen
NY State Senate 26 - Nov 03, 1970 R Roy M. Goodman
NY District 18 - D Primary - Jun 22, 1970 D Charles B. Rangel