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Gerry E. Studds
Birth: May 12, 1937
Mineola
Nassau County
New York, USA
Death: Oct. 14, 2006
Boston
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA

US Congressman. In 1973 he was elected as a Democrat from Massachusetts to the US House of Representatives, and served in the eleven succeeding Congresses through 1997. Studds was the first openly gay person elected to Congress and a strong advocate of gay rights. He was also the ranking member of the House Democratic leadership that supported New England fishermen and the ocean environment. After retiring from public office, he worked as executive director of the New Bedford Oceanarium. He died after sustaining head injuries from an accident. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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U.S. Representative
 
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Mount Auburn Cemetery
Cambridge
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
 
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Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Record added: Oct 14, 2006
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