Death of Spiro T. Agnew

November 9, 1918 - September 17, 1996
Berlin, Maryland | Age 77

Former Vice President dies at 77
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Former US Vice President Spiro T. Agnew has died in hospital in Berlin, Maryland, at the age of 77.

Agnew served as President Richard Nixon's deputy from 1968 until 1973, when he resigned over his business affairs.

The Vice President was forced to quit his post after allegations of corruption, tax evasion and extortion.

The former Governor of Maryland was known as a spokesman for the 'silent majority'.

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