- NAME: Geraldine A. Ferraro
- OCCUPATION: Women's Rights Activist, Lawyer, Diplomat, U.S. Representative
- BIRTH DATE: August 26, 1935
- DEATH DATE: March 26, 2011
- EDUCATION: Marymount Manhattan College, Fordham University
- PLACE OF BIRTH: Newburgh, New York
- PLACE OF DEATH: Boston, Massachusetts
- Full Name: Geraldine Anne Ferraro
- AKA: Geraldine A. Ferraro
- AKA: Geraldine Ferraro
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Geraldine A. Ferraro was a member of Congress and the first woman to run for the U.S. vice presidency on a major party platform.
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Geraldine A. Ferraro died on March 26, 2011, at the age of 75, in Boston, Massachusetts. In a statement released shortly after her death, her family said, "Geraldine Anne Ferraro Zaccaro was widely known as a leader, a fighter for justice, and a tireless advocate for those without a voice. To us, she was a wife, mother, grandmother and aunt, a woman devoted to and deeply loved by her family. Her courage and generosity of spirit throughout her life waging battles big and small, public and personal,
will never be forgotten and will be sorely missed."
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