Tsongas, Paul

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Paul Tsongas
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Name
Tsongas, Paul Gender: M
Tsongas, Paul Efthemios
born on 14 February 1941 at 23:45 (= 11:45 PM )
Place Lowell MA, USA, 42n38, 71w19
Timezone EST h5w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: McEvoy
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 26°07' s_mo.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 08°51 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 12°21'



Biography

American politician, the former Senator and State rep from Massachusetts and Dem. candidate for the Presidential race in 1992. He runs a Spartan campaign, saying the America is in economic peril and must wake up. The solution is patriotism, sacrifice and responsibility. His big issue is jobs; putting people to work.

Greek-American, conservative, not rich, wearing wrinkled suits and a perpetual frown, he does not fit the image of presidential material. An attorney, Tsongas worked in the Peace Corp 1962-68 and entered politics on a city level in 1968. He served as the U.S. Rep 1974-78 and as Senator 1978-84. When diagnosed with incurable cancer on 10/11/1983, he retired from Congress and with treatment, returned to the political arena later.

In 1969, Tsongas married Niki Sauvage and they had three kids; Ashley, 17, Jatina, 14 and Molly 10, at the time of his candidacy. He was one of twins, with a twin sister. For relaxation and to keep fit, he is a competitive swimmer.

Cancer returned in his stomach and was contained late 1992. He had a second bone-marrow transplant in May 1996, Boston. Tsongas died on 1/18/1997 of pneumonia brought on by complications from his cancer treatments.

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Relationships

Events

  • Work : End Major Project 1992 (Lost bid for Dem. presidential nomination)
  • Social : Joined group 1962 (Peace Corps)
  • Social : Left group 1968 (Peace Corps)
  • Work : New Job 1974 (U.S. Representative)
  • Work : New Job 1978 (U.S. Senator)
  • Health : Medical diagnosis 11 October 1983 (Incurable cancer)
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  • Relationship : Marriage 1969 (Niki Sauvage)
  • Health : Medical diagnosis 1992 (Cancer, once again, contained)
  • Health : Medical procedure May 1996 at 12:00 midnight in Boston, MA (Bone-marrow transplant)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.
  • Death by Disease 18 January 1997 (Pneumonia, age 55)
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Source Notes

B.C. in hand from Frances McEvoy

Categories

  • Vocation : Politics : Public office (U.S. Representative, U.S. Senator)
  • Vocation : Law : Attorney
  • Vocation : Military : Military service (Peace Corps)
  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Cancer (Incurable)
  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (One)
  • Lifestyle : Work : Stressful work
  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (Three)
  • Vocation : Sports : Swimming (Competitive)
  • Family : Childhood : Sibling circumstances (One twin sister)
  • Diagnoses : Body Part Problems : Surgery (Bone-marrow transplant)
  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Pneumonia (Fatal)
  • Vocation : Politics : Candidate and lost (Lost candidacy bid 1992)

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