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Pete McCloskey

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Pete McCloskey Famous memorial Veteran

Original Name
Paul Norton McCloskey Jr.
Birth
Loma Linda, San Bernardino County, California, USA
Death
8 May 2024 (aged 96)
Winters, Yolo County, California, USA
Burial
Cremated. Specifically: Ashes given to family or friend. Add to Map
Memorial ID
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U.S. Congressman. He was a politician from San Mateo County, California. He was the son of Mary Vera (McNabb) and Paul Norton McCloskey. He pursued a career in legal services after graduating from Stanford Law School. He joined the United States Marine Corps and served in the Korean War, for which he received the Navy Cross, the Silver Star, and two Purple Hearts. He won the 1967 election to the U.S. House of Representatives by defeating Shirley Temple. He served in the House from December 12, 1967 until January 3, 1983. In 2007, he changed political parties and became a Democrat. He favored abortion rights and supported stem cell research as well as Oregon's assisted suicide law. In his first marriage, he had four children. He died at his home at the age of 96.

U.S. Congressman. He was a politician from San Mateo County, California. He was the son of Mary Vera (McNabb) and Paul Norton McCloskey. He pursued a career in legal services after graduating from Stanford Law School. He joined the United States Marine Corps and served in the Korean War, for which he received the Navy Cross, the Silver Star, and two Purple Hearts. He won the 1967 election to the U.S. House of Representatives by defeating Shirley Temple. He served in the House from December 12, 1967 until January 3, 1983. In 2007, he changed political parties and became a Democrat. He favored abortion rights and supported stem cell research as well as Oregon's assisted suicide law. In his first marriage, he had four children. He died at his home at the age of 96.

Bio by: Alan



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  • Originally Created by: Alan
  • Added: May 8, 2024
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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/270114315/pete-mccloskey: accessed ), memorial page for Pete McCloskey (29 Sep 1927–8 May 2024), Find a Grave Memorial ID 270114315; Cremated; Maintained by Find a Grave.