Election of Speaker Tip O’Neill

1/15/1979

This House Journal entry notes the process by which Tip O’Neill was chosen Speaker of the House, the title given to the elected leader of the House of Representatives. Tip O’Neill was a Representative for 34 years. He served as Speaker for the last 10 of those years.

Records of the U.S. House of Representatives Used with the permission of the U.S. House of Representatives


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