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Spiro T. Agnew

39th Vice-President of the United States


Full Name: Spiro Theodore Agnew

Born: November 9, 1918

Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland

Father: Theodore S. Agnew (1878-1963)

Mother: Margaret Pollard Agnew (1880-1966)

Wife: Elinor "Judy" Agnew (1921-2012)

Married: May 27, 1942

Religious Preference: Episcopalian

Previous Experience: Lawyer, Soldier, Governor of Maryland

Political Party: Republican

Age at Inauguration: 50

Term of Office: January 20, 1969 - October 10, 1973

President Served Under: Richard M. Nixon

Died: September 17, 1996

Age at Death: 77

Place of Burial: Timonium, Maryland

Vice-President at Time of Death: Albert A. Gore, Jr.