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Spiro Agnew


Spiro Theodore Agnew was the 39th vice president of the United States from 1969 until his resignation in 1973. He is the second and most recent vice president to resign the position, the other being John C. Calhoun in 1832. Unlike Calhoun, Agnew resigned as a result of scandal.


  • Personal 

  • Early life 

  • War and after 

  • Beginnings in public life 

  • Governor of Maryland (1967–1969) 

  • Vice presidential candidate, 1968 

  • Vice Presidency (1969–1973) 

  • Post–resignation 

  • Legacy