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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:

"Journey Into Politics" (non-ficion book) published in 1967 his 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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Personal Quote:

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


Was elected in his first term as New York City mayor as a Republican, and was re-elected for his second term as a Liberal. He later switched to Democrat. See more »

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