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Geraldine Ferraro

Born: 1935-08-26 - Died: 2011-03-26
Cause of Death:
Multiple myeloma


Death Summary: Ferraro battled multiple myeloma condition for many years, bud died from complications on March 26, 2011, at massachusetts General Hospital.

Who was Geraldine Ferraro : Ferraro was a former United States House of Prepresentatives, lawyer and Democratic Party politician. She is probably most known for being the first femal Vice Presidential candidate, representing a "major" political party.

Her political career began in 1978 when she was elected to Congress, where she climbed up the party hierarchy very quickly. In 1984 former Vice President candidate, Walter Mondale, selected Ferraro to be his running mate for this bid for the White House. The duo polled very well, but were defeated in a landslide by incumbent President Ronald Reagan and Vice President George H. W. Bush.

Later in her career she served as United States Ambassador to the United Nations Commission on Human Rights for President Bill Clinton. She would later serve on the 2008 presidential campaign of Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton.
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11 Signatures in Geraldine Ferraro's guestbook

  1. Cierrah Says:

    May Yuh R.I.P

  2. gilles racine Says:

    i live in quebec canada have lot of respecte for grraldine ferraro

  3. gilles racine Says:

    gilles racine

  4. Giuseppe Moffa Says:

    Dear Mrs Ferraro’s husband and her chideren,

    My deepest condoleances for the loss of a GREAT WOMAN. She has a model in politics and in her battle against multiple myeloma. My father has been suffering from MM for 5 years and Mrs Ferraro gave us a lot of hope to survive this sickness. Thank you Mrs Ferraro. You did so well!!!

    Giuseppe Moffa
    Belgium

  5. jean vazzana Says:

    My deepest sympathy goes out to her family. She was a lovely lady.
    I have MGUS which can lead to multiple myloma and now she has a special place in my heart. I hope that I can have the courage she had in fighting this awful disease.

  6. donc Says:

    R.I.P A TRUE AMERICAN PIONEER!A PERSON LIKE HER COME ONCE IN A LIFETIME!

  7. GShots TV by GARi Videography Says:

    Geraldine Ferraro Memorial Tribute Video on the GShotsTV Channel on YouTUBE
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  8. be Says:

    I remember meeting her outside a hotel in 1986 and shaking her hand. I have always remembered you and still have your campaign button. You will always be remembered fondly for your work and for being the first woman to ever run for the office of VP for a major political party. I honor you, Geraldine Ferraro. The politicos were not fair to you. You did a good life. you and yours should be proud of who you were and what you stood for.

  9. be Says:

    whoops, that was 1984 I met her in Boston, of course.

  10. Lydia Valentine Says:

    did you really think you could rule the world? i give you credit for thinking you could, you started a whole heap of trouble for yourself and Hilary….

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