G. Gordon Liddy
G. Gordon Liddy
George Gordon Battle Liddy
November 30, 1930
|Died||March 30, 2021 (aged 90)|
|Occupation||Army officer, lawyer, FBI agent, politician, radio personality, actor, writer|
|Criminal status||Released when parole came up after 4.5 years in prison|
|Spouse(s)||Frances Purcell (1957–2010; her death); 5 children|
|Children||Alexandra Bourne (née Liddy)|
Commander James Gordon Liddy
Col. Raymond Joseph Liddy
Maria Liddy (née Abbaticchio)
|Criminal charge||Conspiracy, burglary, illegal wiretapping|
|Penalty||20-year imprisonment, later commuted to 8 years by President Jimmy Carter|
George Gordon Battle Liddy (November 30, 1930 – March 30, 2021), better known as G. Gordon Liddy was an American lawyer and convicted felon. He was best known as the chief operative in the White House Plumbers from July–September 1971, during Richard Nixon's presidency. He was convicted of conspiracy, burglary, and illegal wiretapping for his role in the Watergate scandal.
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- Grove, Lloyd. "The Reliable Source"[permanent dead link], The Washington Post, August 16, 2001. Accessed February 6, 2013. "When G. Gordon Liddy was a puny lad in Hoboken, N.J., he roasted and ate a rat – 'to demonstrate to myself my lack of fear', the convicted Watergate burglar explained in his 1980 autobiography, Will."
- Dobbs, Michael (March 30, 2021). "G. Gordon Liddy, undercover operative convicted in Watergate scandal, dies at 90". The Washington Post. Retrieved March 30, 2021.
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