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John V. Lindsay
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Mayor
    (November 24, 1921-December 19, 2000)
    Served as Representative for New York (1959-65)
    Served as the Mayor of New York City (1966-73)
    Appeared in the movie 'Rosebud'
    The V in his name stood for Vliet.
    He unsuccessfully ran for President in 1972.
    He was despised by residence of Queens when they noted that Manhattan always received preferential treatment, especially in snow removal.
    His mayoral administration was plagued by strikes, including a transit and school strike.
    He once said: 'Not only is New York City the nation's melting pot, it is also the casserole, the chafing fish and the charcoal grill.'
    The character Mayor Lindseed on 'Batman' was a parody of his name.
    He was in the Navy and served during World War II.
    He supported the Civil Rights movement of the 1950's and 60's.
    New York City was one of the few major cities within the United States that didn't suffer from riots after Martin Luther King's assassination, thanks to him and his leadership.
    He suffered from Parkinson's disease.
    He was a frequent guest on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson.
    He served his first term as Mayor of NYC as a Republican and his second term as a Democrat.
    He was married to the same woman, Mary Anne, for 51 years, until his death in 2000.
    He stood at 6'4.
    He allowed himself to be roasted at the Friars Club.

Credit: His Name is Robert


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