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Joe Moakley

Born: Apr 27, 1927

Death: May 28, 2001

Birthplace: South Boston

Profession: Politician

Nationality: United States

Joe Moakley

Date of Birth : Apr 27, 1927
Date of Death : May 28, 2001
Birth Place : South Boston

John Joseph "Joe" Moakley was an American politician who served as the United States Representative for Massachusetts's 9th congressional district from 1973 until his death in 2001. Moakley won the seat from incumbent Louise Day Hicks in a 1972 rematch; the seat had been held two years earlier by the retiring Speaker of the House John William McCormack. Moakley was the last chairman of the U.S. House Committee on Rules before Republicans took control of the chamber in 1995.

Profession


  • Politician

Also known as


  • John Joseph Moakley
  • John Joseph "Joe" Moakley

Spouse


  • Evelyn Moakley
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