Larry O'Brien

Politician, Organization leader

1917 – 1990

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Who was Larry O'Brien?

Lawrence Francis "Larry" O'Brien, Jr. was one of the United States Democratic Party's leading electoral strategists for more than two decades. He served as Postmaster General in the cabinet of President Lyndon Johnson.

He also served as commissioner of the National Basketball Association from 1975 to 1984. The NBA Championship Trophy is named after him. O'Brien, son of Irish immigrants, was born in Springfield, Massachusetts. When he was not working in politics, O'Brien managed his family's real estate and worked in public relations.

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Born
Jul 7, 1917
Springfield
Also known as
  • 拉里·奥布赖恩
Religion
  • Catholicism
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Northwestern University
  • Northeastern University
  • Western New England University
Lived in
  • Springfield
Died
Sep 28, 1990
New York City

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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