Oneill, Tip

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Birth 1912-12-09
Death 1994-01-05
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

Thomas Phillip "Tip" O'Neill, Jr. (b. Dec. 9, 1912, Cambridge, Mass.-d. Jan. 5, 1994), American legislator, 55th Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives.

From the description of O'Neill, Tip, 1912-1994 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10580633

Congressman from Massachusetts.

O'Neill was born in North Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1912, and attended Boston College. From 1936 to 1952 he served in the State Legislature, and from 1953 to 1986 he was a member of the United States House of Representatives. O'Neill served as Speaker of the House from 1977 to 1986. A loyal Democrat and proud Irish-American, he actively supported human rights issues. He died in 1994.

From the description of Thomas P. O'Neill Papers, 1936-1994 (bulk 1953-1986). (Boston College). WorldCat record id: 33256810

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Subjects:

  • Legislators--Correspondence
  • Legislators--Biography
  • Watergate Affair, 1972-1974--History--Sources
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975--History--Sources
  • Irish Americans--Correspondence

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  • United States (as recorded)
  • Boston (Mass.) (as recorded)
  • Massachusetts--Boston (as recorded)
  • Massachusetts (as recorded)
  • Ireland (as recorded)