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Massachusetts Congressman for over four decades who served as speaker of the House in the 60s. He was a Democrat and served as House Majority Leader three separate times.
Though he had little formal education, quitting after eighth grade, he read law as an office boy and managed to pass the bar at the age of 21.
A lifelong Democrat, he was a strong supporter of civil-rights laws and welfare programs, and supported the U.S. involvement in Vietnam as it helped to defend the world against communism.
How did John William McCormack die?
|Cause of death||N/A|
|Age of death||88 years|
|Birthday||December 21, 1891|
|Death date||November 22, 1980|
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