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DeadBorn: 10/12/1932 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Cause of death: heart failure
Full name: Richard Claxton Gregory
Noted For: comedian and civil rights commentator. Ran for President of the U.S. as the write-in candidate for the Freedom and Peace Party (1968).
Quotation: "In the South, they don't mind how close I get, as long as I don't get too big. In the North, they don't mind how big I get, as long as I don't get too close."
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