BONO, Sonny, (1935 - 1998)


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BONO, Sonny, (husband of Mary Bono), a Representative from California; born in Detroit, Mich., February 16, 1935; graduated Inglewood High School; restaurateur, entertainer, songwriter, and producer; mayor of Palm Springs, Calif., 1988-1992; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Fourth and One Hundred Fifth Congresses (January 3, 1995-January 3, 1999) and served from January 3, 1995, until his death on January 5, 1998, in a skiing accident in Lake Tahoe, Calif.; interment in Desert Memorial Park, Cathedral City, Riverside County, Calif.