Cokie ROBERTS

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Journalist

AmericanBorn Mary Martha Corinne Morrison Claiborne BOGGS

American journalist and bestselling author

Born on December 27, 1943 in New Orleans, Louisiana , United States

Died on September 17, 2019 in Washington, D.C. , United States

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She received the nickname Cokie from her brother, Tommy, who, as a child, could not pronounce her given name, Corinne.



Her parents were Lindy Boggs and Hale Boggs, each of whom served for decades as Democratic members of the House of Representatives from Louisiana; Lindy succeeded Hale after his plane disappeared over Alaska in 1972. Cokie was their third child. Her sister, Barbara, became mayor of Princeton, New Jersey and a candidate for the United States Senate. Her brother, Tommy, became a prominent attorney and lobbyist in Washington, D.C..

...   She received the nickname Cokie from her brother, Tommy, who, as a child, could not pronounce her given name, Corinne.



Her parents were Lindy Boggs and Hale Boggs, each of whom served for decades as Democratic members of the House of Representatives from Louisiana; Lindy succeeded Hale after his plane disappeared over Alaska in 1972. Cokie was their third child. Her sister, Barbara, became mayor of Princeton, New Jersey and a candidate for the United States Senate. Her brother, Tommy, became a prominent attorney and lobbyist in Washington, D.C..



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