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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.