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John Lindsay

John LindsayAKA John Vliet Lindsay

Born: 24-Nov-1921
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 19-Dec-2000
Location of death: Hilton Head, SC
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Cremated

Gender: Male
Religion: Protestant
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic [1]

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Mayor of New York City, 1966-73

Military service: US Navy (1943-46, WWII)

[1] Republican until 1971, afterwards Democrat.

Father: George Nelson Lindsay
Mother: Florence Eleanor Vliet
Brother: Robert V. Lindsay (banker, b. 1-Jan-1926)
Wife: Mary Anne Harrison (m. 18-Jun-1949, until his death, one son, three daughters)
Son: John
Daughter: Katharine
Daughter: Margaret
Daughter: Anne
Slept with:
Florence Henderson (one-night stand in the late 1960s, according to her)

    High School: St. Paul's School, Concord, NH (1940)
    University: BA, Yale University (1944)
    Law School: LLB, Yale Law School (1948)

    Mayor of New York City (1966-73)
    US Congressman, New York 17th (3-Jan-1959 to 31-Dec-1965, resigned)
    US Justice Department Executive Assistant to the US Attorney General (1955-57)
    Scroll and Key
    American Bar Association
    Caring Institute Board of Trustees (Honorary)
    New York State Bar Association 1949
    Association of the Bar of the City of New York
    Risk Factors: Parkinson's

    Rosebud (24-Mar-1975)

Author of books:
Journey Into Politics: Some Informal Observations (1967, memoir)
The City (1970, nonfiction)
The Edge (1976, novel)

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