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George Moscone

Mayor of San Francisco

Died when: 49 years 3 days (588 months)
Star Sign: Sagittarius


George Moscone

George Richard Moscone (/m?'sko?ni/;November 24, 1929 – November 27, 1978) was an American attorney and Democratic politician.He was the 37th mayor of San Francisco, California from January 1976 until his assassination in November 1978.

He was known as "The People's Mayor", who opened up City Hall and its commissions to reflect the diversity of San Francisco, appointing African Americans, Asian Americans, and homosexuals.

Moscone served in the California State Senate from 1967 until becoming Mayor.In the Senate, he served as Majority Leader.Moscone is remembered for being an advocate of civil progressivism.

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