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John V. Lindsay (I) (1921–2000)

Former mayor of New York City during the turbulent 1960s. He was a staunch supporter of the Civil Rights Bill even when it was an unpopular stance during his Congressional years in the 1950s and early 1960s. When cities burned following the murder of Martin Luther King, New York City was the exception because of the trusting relationship Mayor ... See full bio »

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Other Works:

"The City" (memoir) published in 1969. See more »

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3 Print Biographies | 3 Articles | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Mayor John V. Lindsay | Mayor John Lindsay | John Lindsey


6' 4" (1.93 m)

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"It was the wrong mistake." (on his failed attempt to win the 1980 Democratic Senate nomination for the state of New York)


Was Mayor of New York City from 1966-1973 See more »

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