G. Gordon Liddy

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G. Gordon Liddy
Liddy in 2004
George Gordon Battle Liddy

(1930-11-30) November 30, 1930 (age 88)
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
OccupationArmy officer, lawyer, FBI agent, politician, radio personality, actor, writer
Criminal statusReleased when parole came up after 4.5 years in prison
Spouse(s)Frances Purcell (1957–2010; her death); 5 children
ChildrenAlexandra Bourne (née Liddy)
Thomas Liddy
Commander James Gordon Liddy
Col. Raymond Joseph Liddy
Parent(s)Sylvester Liddy
Maria Liddy (née Abbaticchio)
Criminal chargeConspiracy, burglary, illegal wiretapping
Penalty20-year imprisonment, later commuted to 8 years by President Jimmy Carter

George Gordon Battle Liddy (born November 30, 1930), better known as G. Gordon Liddy is a retired 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.[1]

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  1. Grove, Lloyd. "The Reliable Source", 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."

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