Frank Rizzo

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Birthday
23, 1920
Birthplace
Philadelphia, PA
Death Date
Jul 16, 1991 (70)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
23, 1920
Birthplace
Philadelphia, PA
Death Date
Jul 16, 1991 (70)

About

Philadelphia police commissioner who was the city's mayor from 1972 to 1980. He was known for his oddly symbiotic relationship with the Philadelphia press.

Before Fame

He worked for the police department for roughly twenty-five years before becoming commissioner.

Trivia

People think he had a bad relationship with the African-American community of Philadelphia as a Police officer and Mayor.

Family Life

His son, Frank L. Rizzo, Jr., served on the Philadelphia City Council.

Associated With

He endorsed Richard Nixon for re-election, despite being from the opposite party, and in return was awarded additional funds for his state.