Former VP Spiro Agnew dies of leukemia

September 17, 1996

Former VP Spiro Agnew dies of leukemia

Spiro T. Agnew, 39th Vice President of the United States, died of leukemia on September 17, 1996. Agnew resigned as VP during his second term in office as part of a plea-bargain when he was charged with bribery, conspiracy, and tax fraud.

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