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Mario Biaggi

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Mario Biaggi Famous memorial

Birth
New York, New York County, New York, USA
Death
24 Jun 2015 (aged 97)
Bronx, Bronx County, New York, USA
Burial
Hawthorne, Westchester County, New York, USA Add to Map
Plot
Section: 05, Block: 03, Row: 224, Grave: 4
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US Congressman. A member of the Democratic Party, he served the State of New York's 24th (1969 to 1973), 10th (1973 to 1983), and 19th (1983 to 1988) Congressional Districts in the United States House of Representatives. The son of Italian immigrants, he joined the New York City Police Department in 1942 and often found himself in harm's way during his career. He killed two criminals during different altercations, and he was a recipient of the Medal of Honor for valor from the department. He was also the recipient of more than two dozen other honors. He earned his law degree and retired from the force to establish his own law firm. During his tenure in Congress, he will be remembered for his leading efforts to pass legislation to fund the National Law Enforcement Memorial. Charges of corruption ended his political career in 1988 and he served a twenty-six-month prison sentence. Mario Biaggi died of old age at 97 in 2015.

US Congressman. A member of the Democratic Party, he served the State of New York's 24th (1969 to 1973), 10th (1973 to 1983), and 19th (1983 to 1988) Congressional Districts in the United States House of Representatives. The son of Italian immigrants, he joined the New York City Police Department in 1942 and often found himself in harm's way during his career. He killed two criminals during different altercations, and he was a recipient of the Medal of Honor for valor from the department. He was also the recipient of more than two dozen other honors. He earned his law degree and retired from the force to establish his own law firm. During his tenure in Congress, he will be remembered for his leading efforts to pass legislation to fund the National Law Enforcement Memorial. Charges of corruption ended his political career in 1988 and he served a twenty-six-month prison sentence. Mario Biaggi died of old age at 97 in 2015.

Bio by: C.S.


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: C.S.
  • Added: Jun 25, 2015
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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/148284006/mario-biaggi: accessed ), memorial page for Mario Biaggi (26 Oct 1917–24 Jun 2015), Find a Grave Memorial ID 148284006, citing Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Hawthorne, Westchester County, New York, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.