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Fiorello La Guardia

ethnicity and reform

by Ronald H. Bayor

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Published by Harlan Davidson in Arlington Heights, Ill .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New York (N.Y.),
  • United States,
  • New York (State),
  • New York
    • Subjects:
    • La Guardia, Fiorello H. 1882-1947.,
    • United States. Congress. House -- Biography.,
    • Legislators -- United States -- Biography.,
    • Mayors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography.,
    • New York (N.Y.) -- Politics and government -- 1898-1951.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 195-204) and index.

      StatementRonald H. Bayor.
      GenreBiography.
      SeriesAmerican biographical history series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE748.L23 B38 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 213 p. :
      Number of Pages213
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1728686M
      ISBN 100882958941
      LC Control Number92032970

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      Fiorello! (Original, Musical, Comedy, Broadway) opened in New York City and played through   The book was re-released in as “Fiorello’s Sister: Gemma La Guardia Gluck’s Story.” Fiorello La Guardia, who died on Sept. 20, , months after his sister returned to America.


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