Agnew, Spiro Theodore (11/09/1918-09/17/1996)

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Summary

  • Occupation: Attorney, governor of Maryland, Vice President of the United States, international trade executive
  • Number of Terms: 1
  • Committees/Roles: Ex-officio as Vice President of the United States

Subject

  • Agnew, Spiro Theodore
  • Board of Regents
  • United States. Office of the Vice President
  • Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )

Category

Smithsonian Board of Regents

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Images of this Regent can be found in the following repositories: National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; State of Maryland

Regent type

Vice President (Republican)

Notes

  • Resigned from the vice-presidency in 1973.
  • Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1971. The Continental Congress (September 5, 1774 to October 21, 1788) and the Congress of the United States (from the first through the ninety-first Congress March 4, 1789, to January 3, 1971, inclusive). Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing, 1971; Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography. Edited by John S. Bowman. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995; Webster's American Biographies. 1974 edition. Edited by Charles Van Doren. Springfield, MA: G. & C. Merriam Co., 1974.
  • Who Was Who in American Politics. A biographical dictionary of over 4,000 men and women who contributed to the United States political scene from colonial days up to and including the immediate past. By Dan and Inez Morris. New York: Hawthorn Books, 1974; Who's Who in America. 38th edition, 1974-1975. Wilmette, IL: Marquis Who's Who, 1974; Who's Who in American Politics. Seventh edition, 1979-1980. New York: R. R. Bowker, 1977; Cambridge Biographical Encyclopedia. Second edition. Edited by David Crystal. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998.

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

Regent Tenure: 01/20/1969-10/10/1973

Topic

  • Politicians
  • Lawyers
  • Regents

Form/Genre

Biographies

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