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Joseph Moakley

  • Birth 27 Apr 1927 South Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Death 28 May 2001 Bethesda, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA
  • Burial Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Memorial ID 5861091

His political career took him from the poor streets of South Boston to Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. where he served 15 terms in congress. He was the quintessential old-time Boston Irish politician and the top Democrat in the powerful House Rules Committee.

Bio by: Ron Moody


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Ron Moody
  • Added: 19 Oct 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5861091
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph Moakley (27 Apr 1927–28 May 2001), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5861091, citing Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .