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BOGGS, Corinne Claiborne (Lindy), Congress, LA (1916)

BOGGS Corinne Claiborne (Lindy) , a Representative from Louisiana; born Marie Corinne Morrison Claiborne, on Brunswick Plantation, Pointe Coupee Parish, La., March 13, 1916; graduated from St. Joseph's Academy, New Roads, La., 1931; B.A., Sophie Newcomb College, Tulane University, New Orleans, La., 1935; teacher; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-third Congress, by special election, to fill the vacancy pronounced by House Resolution 1, Ninety-third Congress, of the presumed death of Thomas Hale Boggs, Sr., and reelected to the eight succeeding Congresses (March 20, 1973-January 3, 1991); chair, Joint Committee on Bicentennial Arrangements (Ninety-fourth Congress); chair, Commission on the Bicentenary of the United States House of Representatives (Ninety-ninth through One Hundred First Congresses); was not a candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Second Congress in 1990; United States Ambassador to the Vatican, 1997-2001; died on July 27, 2013, in Chevy Chase, Md.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

Birth Date
1916