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Birth Name: Tim Russert
Born: 05/07/1950
Birth Place: Buffalo, New York, USA
Death Place: Washington, Washington D.C., USA
Died: 06/13/2008

Born May 7, 1950 in Buffalo, NY, Russert grew up in a predominantly Irish Catholic neighborhood where he was raised by his father, Timothy Sr., a World War II veteran who simultaneously worked as a truck driver and a sanitation worker, and his mother, Elizabeth, a homemaker. He received a Jesuit education at Canisius High School in Buffalo, then earned a partial scholarship to attend John Carroll University. To pay the rest of his tuition, Russert worked on a sanitation truck, drove taxis and delivered pizza - a solid work ethic instilled by his father. After graduating college, he worked full-time as a teacher and had his first introduction into politics when he took a job with George D. O'... Continue Bio >>

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