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John William McCormack

McCormack in 1965
Personal data
Date of birthDecember 21, 1891 , December 21, 1891
Place of birthBoston, Massachusetts
Date of deathNovember 22, 1980 , November 22, 1980(age 0) (aged 88)
Place of deathDedham, Massachusetts
Political partyDemocratic
SpouseHarriet McCormack
ReligionRoman Catholic
53rd Speaker of the United States House of Representatives
In officeJanuary 10, 1962 - January 3, 1971
PresidentJohn F. Kennedy
Lyndon B. Johnson
Richard Nixon
Succeeded byCarl Albert
Preceded bySam Rayburn
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 9th district
In officeJanuary 3, 1963 - January 3, 1971
Succeeded byLouise D. Hicks
Preceded byHastings Keith
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 12th district
In officeNovember 6, 1928 - January 3, 1963
Succeeded byHastings Keith
Preceded byJames A. Gallivan

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John William McCormack (December 21, 1891 November 22, 1980) was an American politician from Boston, Massachusetts.

McCormack served as a member of United States House of Representatives from 1928 until he retired from political life in 1971. As a Democrat, McCormack served as House Majority Leader three times, the first time from 1940 to 1947, the second time from 1949 to 1953, and again from 1955 to 1961. He served as Speaker of the House of Representatives from 1962 to 1971.

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