Geraldine Ferraro

 

 

Age: 75

 

Summary: former U.S. congresswoman from New York State whose election as Walter Mondale's running mate in the 1984 Presidential election made her the first woman nominated for national office despite an unsuccessful campaign against popular incumbent Ronald Reagan.

 

 

Cause of Death: Multiple myeloma

 

Born: August 26, 1935

 

Died: March 26, 2011

 

Location: Boston, Massachusetts