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Joseph McCarthy (II) (1908–1957)

Joseph McCarthy was born on November 14, 1908 in Appleton, Wisconsin, USA as Joseph Raymond McCarthy. He was married to Jean Kerr. He died on May 2, 1957 in Bethesda, Maryland, USA. See full bio »

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(age 48) in Bethesda, Maryland, USA

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Filmography

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 1953 Meet the Press (TV Series)
Himself - Guest
- Episode dated 13 December 1953 (1953) ... Himself - Guest
 1951-1952 Longines Chronoscope (TV Series)
Himself - U.S. Senator
- Episode dated 28 September 1952 (1952) ... Himself - U.S. Senator (as Senator Joseph R. McCarthy)
- Episode dated 26 September 1952 (1952) ... Himself - U.S. Senator (as Senator Joseph R. McCarthy)
- Episode dated 25 June 1952 (1952) ... Himself - U.S. Senator (as Senator Joseph R. McCarthy)
- Episode dated 16 November 1951 (1951) ... Himself - U.S. Senator (as Senator Joseph R. McCarthy)
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Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 5 Print Biographies | 4 Portrayals | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Joe McCarthy | Senator Joseph R. McCarthy
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Personal Quote:

Ladies and gentlemen, this war in which we are now engaged is not, cannot be, a war between America's two great political parties. As I've often said in the past, certainly the millions of loyal Americans have long voted the Democrat ticket- love America just as much, hate communism just as much as the average Republican.

Trivia:

His real fame came in Wheeling, West Virginia, when he produced a a list of 57 Communists working in the U.S. government and also spoke about 205 individuals (the 57 were part of this list) that were loyalty and security risks. Most of these individuals came from a list of names drawn up and titled the "Lee List". According to the Congressional Record and various scholarly produced books over the... See more »

Trademark:

Known for his vicious verbal attacks on his political opponents. See more »

Nickname:

Tailgunner Joe See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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