Vincent A. Cianci, Jr.
Cianci at the Bristol Fourth of July Parade in 2009
|32nd & 34th Mayor of Providence, Rhode Island|
January 7, 1991 – September 6, 2002
|Preceded by||Joseph R. Paolino, Jr.|
|Succeeded by||John J. Lombardi|
January 7, 1975 – April 25, 1984
|Preceded by||Joseph A. Doorley, Jr.|
|Succeeded by||Joseph R. Paolino, Jr.|
|Born||April 30, 1941|
Cranston, Rhode Island
|Died||January 28, 2016 (aged 74)|
Providence, Rhode Island, U.S.
|Political party||Republican (1974–Dec. 1982)|
Independent (Jan. 1983–2016)
|Residence||Providence, Rhode Island|
|Alma mater||Fairfield, B.A. |
Vincent Albert "Buddy" Cianci, Jr. (//, see-AN-see; Italian pronunciation: [ˈtʃaŋtʃi], CHAHN-chee; April 30, 1941 – January 28, 2016,) was an American lawyer, convicted felon, conservative radio talk show host, politician and political commentator.
He served as the mayor of Providence, Rhode Island from 1975 to 1984 and again from 1991 to 2002. Cianci was the longest-serving mayor of Providence, and one of the longest-serving "big city" mayors in United States history, having held office for over 21 years.
References[change | change source]
- Mooney, Tom (January 28, 2016), "Former Providence Mayor Vincent A. 'Buddy' Cianci has died", The Providence Journal, retrieved 2016-01-28
Other websites[change | change source]
- WJAR's index of Plunder Dome–related articles
- "Charges in 30-Count Indictment against Cianci and other Defendants"
- Vice and Virtue—2002 special by Rhode Island's The Providence Journal.
- "ABC6 News names Buddy chief political analyst"
- The Buddy Cianci Show on 630 WPRO