Judy Agnew

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Judy Agnew
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Agnew in 1971
Second Lady of the United States
In role
January 20, 1969 – October 10, 1973
Vice PresidentSpiro Agnew
Preceded byMuriel Humphrey Brown
Succeeded byBetty Ford
First Lady of Maryland
In role
January 25, 1967 – January 7, 1969
Preceded byHelen Avalynne Tawes
Succeeded byBarbara Oberfeld
Personal details
Elinor Isabel Judefind

(1921-04-23)April 23, 1921
Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.
DiedJune 20, 2012(2012-06-20) (aged 91)
Rancho Mirage, California, U.S.
Spouse(s)Spiro Agnew (1942–1996, his death)

Elinor Isabel Judefind Agnew (April 23, 1921 — June 20, 2012) was the Second Lady of the United States from 1969 to 1973 as the wife of the 39th Vice President of the United States, Spiro T. Agnew. She had previously served as First Lady of Maryland from 1967 to 1969 when her husband was Governor of Maryland.

Early life[change | change source]

She was born in Baltimore, Maryland.[1] Her birthname is Elinor Isabel Judefind.[1]

Family[change | change source]

Marriage[change | change source]

She married Agnew on May 27, 1942 in Baltimore, Maryland; he had graduated from Army Officer Candidate School two days before the marriage.

Children[change | change source]

The Agnews had four children:

  • Pamela Lee Agnew (Mrs. Robert E. DeHaven)[2]
  • James Rand Agnew[2]
  • Susan Scott Agnew (Mrs. Colin Neilson Macindoe)[2]
  • Elinor Kimberly Agnew[2]

Death[change | change source]

She died on June 20, 2012 in Rancho Mirage, California.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Judy Agnew, Wife of Vice President, Dies at 91". The New York Times, June 27, 2012.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 "Nation: Running Mate's Mate". time.com. Time. August 23, 1968. Archived from the original on October 29, 2010. Retrieved February 16, 2013.