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About Joseph McCarthy
Joseph McCarthy was an American politician.
He served as a Republican U.S. Senator from the state of Wisconsin from 1947 to 1957, when he died. He was censured by the United States Senate in 1954, because he claimed that there was a large number of Communists and Soviet spies inside the United States federal government during the Cold War. The term "McCarthyism" was named after him and it was applied to several similar anti-communist activities. He also fought against homosexuality.
His Personal Life
He was married and he had a daughter. He died of acute hepatitis at the age of 48.
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Joseph McCarthy's Popularity
Joseph McCarthy was a famous American politician, who was born on November 14, 1908. As a person born on this date, Joseph McCarthy is listed in our database as the 11th most popular celebrity for the day (November 14) and the 4th most popular for the year (1908).
People born on November 14 fall under the Zodiac sign of Scorpio, the Scorpion. Joseph McCarthy is the 228th most popular Scorpio.
Aside from information specific to Joseph McCarthy's birthday, Joseph McCarthy is the 2133rd most famous American.
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