A man remains undefeated until he accepts the defeat. G. Gordon Liddy refused to put his hands down and battled multiple obstacles in his life. From losing his wife to getting a prison sentence, he has overcome every hurdle in his life to become an infamous personality in the radio, politics, and the TV world.
He is better known as a lawyer. He came under public limelight when he was convicted in Watergate Scandal and served 52 months behind the four walls. After his release, he reinvigorated himself to become a radio and television personality.
G.Gordon's Imprisonment; His Current Life
George Gordon Liddy, 88, admitted himself as the leader of the Watergate Scandal, where he accompanied the group of five members who broke into the headquarters of the Democratic National Committee at the Watergate Complex.
He admitted that he supervised the second break-in which led him to a prison sentence of four and a half years after he got convicted of conspiracy, burglary, and illegal wiretapping.
At first, he was sentenced to 20-years imprisonment and was ordered to pay a $40,000 charge, but his prison term was reduced to eight years by President Jimmy Carter. G.Gordon was subsequently released from prison on 7 September 1977.
Although he served nearly fifty-two months in prison, his willingness to continue his career was still alive. Since being released from prison, Liddy wrote his autobiography, Will, which was also adopted by a movie. He stood up as one of the significant authors, publishing several books such as When I Was a Kid, This Was a Free Country (2002), Liddy Style, and others.
He has reestablished into the modern conservative movement, and became a FOX News contributor, and served as a radio talk show host, which was syndicated in 160 markets by Radio America and on Sirius Satellite Radio and XM Satellite Radio stations in the United States in 2009. Also, he also served as the guest panelist for Fox News Channel.
After serving about two decades of his career as a radio host, he announced his retirement on 27 July 2012.
After his retirement, he is relishing time off from his hectic work schedule and spends time with his grandchildren.
Fifty-Two Years Of Married Life With Wife; Son Arrested
G.Gordon relished the married life with Frances Purcell-Liddy, an educator, with whom he shared five children namely; Jim, Sandy, Grace, Raymond, and Tom. The duo shared their wedding vows in the late 50s and enjoyed the happy life for over fifty-two years until the death of Frances on 5 February 2010.
One of Gordon's sons, Raymond Liddy has arrested for the child "adult movie" possession on 25 July 2017. Early in the year, authorities traced the activities in Raymond's home after The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children received the news of child **** prosecution. The authorities then discovered several photos on a computer and thumb drive. As reported, Raymond was released in the lieu of a $100,000 bond.
Know G.Gordon's Net Worth
G.Gordon engaged himself in various sectors from FBI agent to the prosecutor and politician and had an estimated net worth of $5 million.
In 1957, G.Gordon joined the FBI and instantly became a hot topic when he arrested Ernest Tait, who was one of the most wanted Fugitive at that time. His brilliant performances in the FBI were rewarded with a promotion. He became the youngest Bureau Supervisor at FBI headquarters in Washington, D.C.
After serving for about five years in the FBI, G.Gordon announced his retirement from the FBI and served as a lawyer in New York City for four years.
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He also proceeded to move up through the ranks of Richard M. Nixon's administration, and he was placed in charge of the Committee To Re-Elect the President or C.R.E.E.P.
George Gordon Liddy in Miami Vice in 2010 (Photo: Miami Vice Wiki - Fandom)
Besides that, he has also starred in several movies and TV shows including Street Asylum, Feds, Adventures in Spying, The Highwayman, Airwolf, Fear Factor, and others.
The former agent of the FBI and the man who served the imprisonment of fifty-two months lives with no regrets rather he savors the cherished lifestyle with millions of wealth today.
Born in 1930 in Hoboken, New Jersey, the United States as George Gordon Battle Liddy, G. Gordon Liddy celebrates his birthday on 30 November. Also known by the nickname, The G-Man, he stands the height of 1.75 meters (5 feet and 9 inches).