Ferraro
Ferraro Fer*ra"ro, prop. n. Geraldine Anne Ferraro, a United States politician. Born in 1935, she was a congresswoman from New York in the United States Congress from 1978 to 1984, and ran unsuccessfully in 1984 a candidate for Vice President of the United States, with Walter Mondale as the Presidential candidate. She was the first woman to be nominated by a major U. S. political party for the office of Vice President. [PJC]

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  • Ferraro — is a surname and may refer to:*Geraldine Ferraro, U.S. politician *Ray Ferraro, hockey player *Mick Ferraro, Australian fashion guru *Peter Ferraro, hockey player *Chris Ferraro, hockey player *John Ferraro *Joshua Ferraro *Mike Ferraro *Rick… …   Wikipedia

  • Ferraro — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Antonio Ferraro (1523–1609), italienischer Maler und Stuckateur Bruno Ferraro (* 1952), peruanischer Basketballspieler Carmelo Ferraro (* 1932), italienischer Erzbischof von Agrigent Chris Ferraro (* 1973) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Ferraro — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Ferraro peut faire référence à : Chris Ferraro (1973 ) joueur américain de hockey; Geraldine Ferraro (1935 ), femme politique américaine Landon… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Ferraro — /feuh rahr oh/, n. Geraldine Anne ( Gerry ), born 1935, U.S. politician: congresswoman 1978 84; first woman chosen as the vice presidential nominee of a major political party 1984. * * * …   Universalium

  • Ferraro — This ancient surname is of pre Christian and Roman origins. Recorded in over seventy spellings from Farrar, Farrah, Pharro and Pharoah, to Ferrara, Ferrari, Varey, Varrow and Ferrarotti, the name derives from the Latin word ferrum , through in… …   Surnames reference

  • Ferraro — /feuh rahr oh/, n. Geraldine Anne ( Gerry ), born 1935, U.S. politician: congresswoman 1978 84; first woman chosen as the vice presidential nominee of a major political party 1984 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ferraro, Geraldine A. — ▪ American politician in full  Geraldine Anne Ferraro , married name  Geraldine A. Zaccaro  born Aug. 26, 1935, Newburgh, N.Y., U.S.    American politician who became the first woman to be nominated for vice president by a major political party… …   Universalium

  • Ferraro, Geraldine (Anne) — born Aug. 26, 1935, Newburgh, N.Y., U.S. U.S. politician. She received her law degree from Fordham University Law School in 1960 and was admitted to the New York bar in 1961. She practiced law in New York until 1974, when she became assistant U.S …   Universalium

  • Ferraro, Geraldine (Anne) — (n. 26 ago. 1935, Newburgh, N.Y., EE.UU.). Política estadounidense. Recibió el título de abogado en 1960, en la escuela de derecho de la Universidad de Fordham, y comenzó a ejercer en Nueva York en 1961, hasta 1974, cuando pasó a ocupar el cargo… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Ferraro, Geraldine (Anne) —  (1935–) American Democratic politician, ran as vice presidential candidate with Walter Mondale in 1984 …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

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