Jack Lira & Harvey Milk

1977

Harvey Milk and Jack Lira  

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American Politician Harvey Milk was born Harvey Bernard Milk on 22nd May, 1930 in Woodmere, New York, USA and passed away on 27th Nov 1978 San Francisco, California, USA aged 48. He is most remembered for The first openly gay man to be elected to public office in California. His zodiac sign is Gemini.

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Milk had recently taken a new lover, a young man named Jack Lira, who was frequently drunk in public, and just as often escorted out of political events by Milk's aides.
Milk had grown tired of Lira's drinking and considered breaking up with him when Lira called a few weeks later and demanded Milk come home. When Milk arrived, he found Lira had hanged himself. Already prone to severe depression, Lira had attempted suicide previously. One of the longest notes he left for Milk indicated he was upset about the Anita Bryant and John Briggs campaigns.

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