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Encyclopedia > James Shea

James Kavanaugh 'Jimmy' Shea (1919-1964) is the fictional president of the 1960 Presidential Election. He appers in the novels The Godfather Returns and The Gofather's Revenge. The Godfather Returns is a novel written by author Mark Winegardner, published in 2004. ...

Biography James Kavanuagh Shea was born to M. Corbatt 'Mickey' Shea and an unnamed mother in New York in 1919. He is the older brother of future attorney general Daniel Brandon Shea. He grew up being a tough kid and a womanizer, and even met Michael Corleone in the 1930s. He was married in the 1950s and had a son and daughter. NY redirects here. ... Year 1919 (MCMXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar). ... Michael Corleone (December 25, 1920 - December 29, 1997) is a fictional character in Mario Puzos novels, The Godfather and The Sicilian. ...

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Jimmy Shea was the governer of New Jersey from 1956 to 1960. He was a presidential canidate in the 1960 presidential election. He was backed by Michael Corleone at a commission meeting and was then backed by the mafia. He was known to be unfaithful to his wife and date many starlets, including Michael's current girlfriend. For the Bon Jovi album, see New Jersey (album) Official language(s) None, English de facto Capital Trenton Largest city Newark Area  Ranked 47th  - Total 8,729 sq mi (22,608 km²)  - Width 70 miles (110 km)  - Length 150 miles (240 km)  - % water 14. ... Michael Corleone (December 25, 1920 - December 29, 1997) is a fictional character in Mario Puzos novels, The Godfather and The Sicilian. ...

In January 1961, he had the C.I.A director Albert Soffet contact Nick Geraci to lead an assasin squad in New Jersey. This squad was used in 1962 to assasinate a Castro double and almost led to war with Cuba. He made his brother the attorney general and they both came down hard on organized crime. 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1961 calendar). ... See CIA leak grand jury investigation The CIA Seal The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) is an American intelligence agency, responsible for obtaining and analyzing information about foreign governments, corporations, and individuals, and reporting such information to the various branches of the U.S. Government. ... 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar). ... // Castro is an Iberian word coming from Latin castrum, a fortification. ...

In 1963, his presidency came under fire when it was discovered that Cuba was hiding missiles for the Soviet Union, and it resulted in the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1963. Cuba and Russia stepped down however, throwing him into even more popularety. His brother also at this time prosecuted crime lord Carlo Tramonti. 1963 (MCMLXIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (the link is to a full 1963 calendar). ... Carlo Tramonti (1895-1968) (the Whale) was the Don of the New Orleans syndicate from 1931 to 1968. ...

In 1964 however, his presidency came to an abrupt end when he was assasinated while he was swimming. He was shot three times by a lone gunman, Juan Carlos Santiago, and Santiago was himself killed in a few seconds. His death was a sudden sadness to all Americans and became a milestone in American history. 1964 (MCMLXIV) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1964 calendar). ...



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