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date: 18 April 2021

Moscone, George Richardlocked

(24 November 1929–27 November 1978)
  • Frederick J. Simonelli


Moscone, George Richard (24 November 1929–27 November 1978), mayor of San Francisco, was born in San Francisco, California, the son of George J. Moscone, a guard at San Quentin Prison, and Lena “Lee” Monge. Moscone graduated from St. Brigid Elementary School and St. Ignatius High School. From a family of modest means, he won an athletic scholarship to the College of the Pacific (later University of the Pacific), where he received a B.A. in 1952, and an academic scholarship to the Hastings College of the Law, where he received a J.D. and an LL.B. in 1956. In 1954 he married Eugenia “Gina” Bondanza; they had four children....

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