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Peter Goelet Gerry
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Birth Date:October 31, 1957
Astrology Sign:Scorpio
Chinese Sign:Rooster - Yang
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Occupation:US Politician

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Peter Goelet Gerry

Biography:Peter Goelet Gerry (1879-1957), also known as Peter G. Gerry, was a U.S. Senator from Rhode Island. Gerry was born in New York, New York on September 18, 1879, the son of Elbridge Thomas Gerry (1813-1886) and Louisa Matilda Livingston Gerry, and the great grandson of Elbridge Gerry (1744-1814), the fifth vice president of the United States (who had given his name to the term gerrymandering).

In the Summer of 1899, Peter G. Gerry and his brother, Robert Gerry, were tutored by William Lyon Mackenzie King, who later became a Prime Minister of Canada..

Peter G. Gerry graduated from Harvard University in 1901; studied law and was admitted to the Rhode Island bar in 1906.

His first wife was Mathilde Townsend, a wealthy Washington society woman. They were married from 1910 to 1925. Gerry later married Edith Stuyvesant Vanderbilt (1873-1958), the widow of George Washington Vanderbilt II (1862-1914).

Gerry was elected to the United States House of Representatives for Rhode Island's 2nd District as a Democrat from 1913-1915. He was elected to the United States Senate from 1917-1929 and from 1935-1947. From 1919-1929, Gerry was a Democratic party whip. He has been described as a Wilsonian Moralist.

Gerry died on October 31, 1957 and was buried at St. James Cemetery, Hyde Park New York.

Chinese Horoscope for Peter Goelet Gerry
Includes characteristics and Vices
Peter Goelet Gerry's Chinese Horoscope
Chinese Year: January 31, 1957 - February 17, 1958
Birthday: October 31, 1957

The Rooster is a Yang,
and is the Tenth sign of the Chinese horoscope.

Blind Faith

Personality and Character Cards:
Personality and character cards are identical!

Peter Goelet Gerry's Personality Tarot Card The Hermit - Personality Card

Birthday: October 31, 1957

A time for soul searching and meditation; a need for patience and solitude.

This year's Growth Tarot Card
Based on this year's birthday

Peter Goelet Gerry's Growth Tarot Card The Lovers

Birthday: October 31, 2017

A relationship or love affair with a trial or choice involved.




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