Geraldine anne ferraro (august 26, 1935 - march 26, 2011) was an american attorney, politician in the democratic party, and respected member of the united states house of representatives. View the profiles of people named geraldine ferraro join facebook to connect with geraldine ferraro and others you may know facebook gives people the. Geraldine ferraro, a democrat and the first major female vice presidential candidate, passed away on saturday, according to a statement released by her family ferraro was the first woman and. She was the first female to run for vice president and a fiery mouthpiece for women in a male dominated world but today democratic congresswoman geraldine ferraro lost her long battle with blood.
Geraldine ferraro was born on august 26, 1935, the third child of dominick and antonetta ferraro dominick ferraro was an italian immigrant who operated a nightclub in newburgh, a small city north of new york city known to be wide open to organized crime when ferraro was eight years old, her father. The son of former vice-presidential nominee geraldine ferraro won a pardon saturday in his 1998 conviction for dealing coke john zaccaro jr, 52, a manhattan real-estate developer, was a. In 1984, congresswoman geraldine ferraro secured the nomination as the first woman vice presidential candidate on a major party ticket representative ferraro's pragmatism and political skill, coupled with her close relationships with top washington democrats, allowed her rapid climb up the house.
Geraldine ferraro, the first woman to run for vice president on a major party ticket, died on saturday at massachusetts general hospital, a spokesman for her family said she was 75 the cause of. Geraldine a ferraro, who rose from a us congressional seat in queens to a place in history as the first woman to run on a major party national ticket for vice president, has died she was 75. Geraldine ferraro was the first woman nominated by a major political power as its candidate for vice president of the united states a teacher and then attorney, ferraro worked in the queens, new york district attorney's office, where she started the special victims bureau.
Geraldine a ferraro was born on august 26, 1935 in newburgh, new york, usa as geraldine anne ferraro she was an actress, known for contact (1997), murphy brown (1988) and happily ever after: fairy tales for every child (1995. Geraldine anne ferraro (1935-2011) was an attorney, a politician, a member of the us congress, and the first female candidate for vice president from a major american party. Geraldine ferraro aka geraldine anne ferraro walter mondale's vp candidate in 1984 birthplace: newburgh, ny location of death: boston, ma cause of death: multiple. Geraldine anne ferraro was an american attorney, a democratic party politician, and a member of the united states house of representatives in 1984, she was the first female vice presidential.
An inspiring film about geraldine ferraro's historic vice-presidential nomination, and the first full profile of the trailblazing woman who helped change the face of american politics forever. Geraldine ferraro, vice-presidential nominee geraldine ferraro recalls how her campaign for vice president at the democratic national convention was one of the proudest moments of her life. Walter mondale, the leading democratic presidential candidate, announces that he has chosen representative geraldine ferraro of new york as his running mate ferraro, a daughter of italian.
Geraldine anne ferraro was an attorney and a democratic politician and a former member of the united states house of representatives she was the first female vice-presidential candidate representing a major american political party. Geraldine a ferraro, the former queens congresswoman who strode onto a podium in 1984 to accept the democratic nomination for vice president and to take her place in american history as the first. Product features the mondale/ferraro ticket featured the first female vice presidential.