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Encyclopedia > Edward D. DiPrete

Edward DiPrete (born July 8, 1934), U.S. Republican Party politician, He served as Governor of Rhode Island from 1985 to 1991, and was defeated for reelection by former federal prosecutor Bruce Sundlun in 1990. July 8 is the 189th day of the year (190th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 176 days remaining. ... 1934 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... The Republican Party, often called the GOP (for Grand Old Party, although one early citation described it as the Gallant Old Party [1]), is one of the two major political parties in the United States (the other being the Democratic Party). ... List of Rhode Island Governors Nicholas Cooke None 1775-1778 William Greene None 1778-1786 John Collins None 1786-1790 Arthur Fenner Anti-Federalist 1790-1805 Henry Smith Unknown 1805-1806 Isaac Wilbur Unknown 1806-1807 James Fenner Dem. ... 1985 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1991 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Bruce Sundlun (born January 19, 1920) is an American politician from the U.S. state of Rhode Island. ... 1990 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


He was born in Cranston, Rhode Island. He graduated from the College of the Holy Cross, and received honorary degrees from Holy Cross, Providence College, Rhode Island College, Bryant College, and the University of Rhode Island. From 1970 to 1974, he served on the Cranston School Committee. From 1974 to 1978, he served as an at-large member of the Cranston City Council. He served as mayor of the city from 1978 to 1985. Location of Cranston, Rhode Island. ... The College of the Holy Cross is an exclusively undergraduate Jesuit college located in Worcester, Massachusetts, USA. It was founded by Benedict Joseph Fenwick, SJ, second Bishop of Boston, after his efforts to found Boston College were thwarted by the citys Protestant civic leaders. ... Providence College is a Catholic college in Providence, Rhode Island, the states capital city. ... This article is about the current institution that has used this name since its founding in 1854. ... Bryant University is a 4-year college located in Smithfield, Rhode Island. ... University of Rhode Island The University of Rhode Island, commonly known as URI, is the principal public research university in the State of Rhode Island, with its main campus in Kingston, Rhode Island, and three other campuses located throughout the state. ... 1970 was a common year starting on Thursday. ... 1974 is a common year starting on Tuesday (click on link for calendar). ... 1978 was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1978 calendar). ... 1985 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


In December 1998, he pleaded guilty to state charges of bribery, extortion, and racketeering and was sentenced to a year in prison after he admitted accepting $250,000 in exchange for state contracts during his term as Governor. In addition, his state retirement pension was revoked, despite attempts to have it reinstated. 1998 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... Bribery is the practice of offering a professional or an authority person money or other favours in order to circumvent ethics or other rules in a variety of situations. ... Extortion is a criminal offense, which occurs when a person obtains money, behaviour, or other goods and/or services from another by wrongfully threatening or inflicting harm to his person, reputation, or property. ... Organized crime is crime carried out systematically by formal criminal organizations. ...


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