Tom Currigan

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Thomas G. Currigan
39th Mayor of Denver
In office
1963 – December 31, 1968
Preceded by Richard Batterton
Succeeded by William H. McNichols, Jr.
Personal details
Born (1920-07-08)July 8, 1920
Denver, Colorado
Died December 27, 2014(2014-12-27) (aged 94)
Chicago, Illinois
Spouse(s) Frances R. Koetting
(m.1975–2013; her death)[1]
Residence Amarillo, Texas
Military service
Allegiance  United States
Service/branch  United States Air Force
Rank Captain
Battles/wars World War II

Thomas Guida Currigan (July 8, 1920 – December 27, 2014) was Auditor of Denver, Colorado, from 1955 to 1963 and Denver Democratic Party Mayor from 1963 to 1968.[2][3]

Currigan was the grandson of Martin D. Currigan. He graduated from Notre Dame University in 1941. He attained rank of Captain in the United States Air Force during World War II. He worked for Remington Rand Company. His first political job was Chief of Police in Denver.[4] He died on December 27, 2014 at a nursing home in Chicago, Illinois, aged 94.[5]

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  2. ^ Tom McGhee, "Currigan a Denver mayor in 1960s," Denver Post, 31 December 2014, p. 3A.
  3. ^ History of the Office, #39
  4. ^ "1955-1963: Thomas G. Currigan". Denver Auditor's Office. Archived from the original on February 6, 2012. 
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