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Lindy Boggs

Lindy BoggsAKA Corinne Morrison Claiborne

Born: 13-Mar-1916
Birthplace: Pointe Coupee Parish, LA
Died: 27-Jul-2013
Location of death: Chevy Chase, MD
Cause of death: Natural Causes

Gender: Female
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician, Diplomat
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Congresswoman from Louisiana, 1973-91

Husband: Hale Boggs (d. 1972)
Daughter: Barbara Boggs Sigmund
Daughter: Cokie Roberts
Son: Thomas Hale Boggs, Jr.

    High School: St. Joseph’s Academy, New Roads, LA (1931)
    University: BA, Tulane University (1935)

    US Ambassador to the Vatican (1997-2001)
    US Congressman, Louisiana 2nd (1973-91)
    Smithsonian Institution Regent
    Close Up Foundation Board of Advisors
    Council of American Ambassadors
    John Carroll Society Honorary Member
    Knights of Malta
    Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority
    Roast: Helen Thomas (1993)

Author of books:
Washington Through a Purple Veil: Memoirs of a Southern Woman (1995, memoir)

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