Death of Lindy Boggs

March 13, 1916 - July 27, 2013
Washington, District Of Columbia | Age 97

Former Louisiana Rep. dies at 97
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Congresswoman Lindy Boggs, a plantation-born Louisianan who used her soft-spoken grace to fight for civil rights during nearly 18 years in Congress after succeeding her late husband in the House of Representatives, died Saturday. She was 97.

Boggs, who later served three years as ambassador to the Vatican during the Clinton administration, died of natural causes at her home in Maryland, according to her daughter, ABC News...

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