George Moscone

George Moscone
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Personal details
Born
George Richard Moscone

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San Francisco, California
DiedNovember 27, 1978(1978-11-27) (aged 49)
San Francisco City Hall
Resting placeHoly Cross Cemetery Colma, California
NationalityItalian-American
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Gina Bodanza
ChildrenJenifer, Rebecca, Christopher and Jonathan
ProfessionAttorney
Military service
Branch/serviceUnited States Navy
Years of service1953-1956

George Richard Moscone (November 24, 1929 – November 27, 1978) was an American lawyer and politician. He served the mayor of San Francisco from 1976 through 1978. He was a member of the Democratic Party.

Early life

Moscone was born on November 24, 1929 in San Francisco, California.[1] He studied at St. Ignatius College Preparatory and at University of the Pacific.

Personal life

Moscone was married to Gina Bodanza until his death. He had 4 children.

Mayoralty career

Moscone was mayor when he and Harvey Milk were shot dead by Dan White on November 27, 1978 in San Francisco City Hall. Moscone was later buried.

In popular culture

In the 2008 movie Milk, he was played by Victor Garber.

References

  1. Sward, Susan, Moscone's Time Was Anything But Quiet, November 26, 1998

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