Thomas "Tip" O'Neill 1912

Thomas "Tip" O'Neill 1912

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Thomas Phillip "Tip" O'Neill Jr. (December 9, 1912 – January 5, 1994) was an American politician and Speaker of the United States House of Representatives. O'Neill was an outspoken liberal Democrat and influential member of the House of Representatives, serving for 34 years representing the northern portion of Boston, Massachusetts. He served as Speaker of the House from 1977 until his retirement in 1987, making him the only Speaker to serve for five complete consecutive Congresses, and the third longest-serving Speaker in U.S. history after Sam Rayburn and Henry Clay.

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Date of Birth 9th Dec 1912 VIEW SOURCE
Date of Death 5th Jan 1994 VIEW SOURCE

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