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  Biaggi, Mario
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AffiliationDemocratic  
<-  1988-01-01  
 
NameMario Biaggi
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Bronx, New York , United States
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Born October 26, 1917
DiedJune 24, 2015 (97 years)
Contributor*crickets chirp*
Last ModifedRBH
May 25, 2016 03:13am
Tags Imprisoned - Catholic -
InfoConvicted in 1988 of extorting nearly $2,000,000 from a defense contractor. Served two years and two months of an eight year sentence.

born in New York City October 26, 1917; graduated from P.S. 171 and Harren High School, New York City; LL.B., New York Law School, 1963; admitted to the bar of the State of New York; senior partner of Biaggi, Ehrich & Lang, New York City; served as community relations specialist with the New York State Division of Housing and assistant to the secretary of state, New York State, 1961-1965; member of the New York City Police Department, 1942-1965; retired on line of duty disability as lieutenant; holds police department’s medal of honor plus twenty-seven other decorations; also holds Medal of Honor for Valor from National Police Officers Association of America, and is included in Association’s Hall of Fame; elected president, National Police Officers Association of America, 1967; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-first and to the nine succeeding Congresses and served from January 3, 1969, until his resignation August 5, 1988; unsuccessful candidate in 1992 for nomination to the One Hundred Third Congress; is a resident of the Bronx, N.Y.


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Jun 25, 2015 08:00am Obituary Mario Biaggi, Bronx Congressman Who Went to Prison, Dies at 97  Article IndyGeorgia 

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FAMILY
Son Richard M. Biaggi 0000-
Granddaughter Alessandra Biaggi 1986-

INFORMATION LINKS
RACES
  09/15/1992 NY District 17 - D Primary Lost 26.12% (-47.75%)
  11/08/1988 NY District 19 Lost 27.19% (-28.82%)
  09/15/1988 NY District 19 - D Primary Lost 25.68% (-22.26%)
  11/04/1986 NY District 19 Won 90.16% (+83.07%)
  11/06/1984 NY District 19 Won 94.82% (+89.64%)
  11/02/1982 NY District 19 Won 93.67% (+87.81%)
  11/04/1980 NY District 10 Won 94.45% (+90.55%)
  08/14/1980 US Vice President - D Convention Lost 0.03% (-72.87%)
  11/07/1978 NY District 10 Won 95.03% (+90.05%)
  11/02/1976 NY District 10 Won 91.60% (+86.54%)
  11/05/1974 NY District 10 Won 82.45% (+71.24%)
  09/10/1974 NY District 10 - C Primary Lost 49.42% (-1.16%)
  11/06/1973 New York City Mayor Lost 10.96% (-45.53%)
  06/04/1973 NYC Mayor - D Primary Lost 20.53% (-14.00%)
  03/12/1973 NYC Mayor - C Convention Won 67.80% (+35.59%)
  11/07/1972 NY District 10 Won 93.94% (+87.88%)
  11/03/1970 NY District 24 Won 69.86% (+44.92%)
  11/05/1968 NY District 24 Won 60.53% (+26.71%)
  06/18/1968 NY District 24 - D Primary Won 64.57% (+45.06%)
ENDORSEMENTS
NYC Mayor - D Primary - Sep 08, 1977 D Mario M. Cuomo
NY US Senate - D Primary - Sep 14, 1976 D Paul O'Dwyer
US Vice President - Appointment - Dec 19, 1974 NPA Reject
NY US Senate - Nov 05, 1968 R James L. Buckley