Nancy Lord

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Nancy Lord
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Personal Details
Birth: February 8, 1952
New York City, New York, USA
Death: February 14, 2022(2022-02-14) (aged 70)
Show Low, Arizona, USA
Education: University of Maryland, College Park, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Georgetown University
Occupation: Attorney
Party: Libertarian Party
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Nancy Theresa Lord (February 8, 1952 – February 14, 2022) was an attorney and medical researcher who was the vice-presidential candidate of the Libertarian Party in the 1992 US presidential election, as the running-mate of Andre Marrou. Marrou and Lord placed fourth in the popular vote with 290,087 votes (0.3%). Lord was the Libertarian candidate for Mayor of the District of Columbia in 1990. She also unsuccessfully ran for Nye County, Nevada District Attorney as a Republican in 2010.

Lord completed undergraduate and M.D. degrees at the University of Maryland. She earned her J.D. degree from Georgetown University Law Center. Until 1983, Lord was employed by Abbott Laboratories, where she authored the successful new drug application for benzodiazepine hypnotic ("ProSom"). After leaving Abbott, Lord worked as an independent consultant in the areas of pharmaceutical development, medical malpractice, and toxicology.

Lord served on the boards of directors for National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) and for the Fully Informed Jury Association and wrote the introduction to the original edition of You and the Police by Boston T. Party.

Lord died on February 14, 2022, in Show Low, Arizona, following a bout with COVID-19.

Preceded by:
Andre Marrou
Libertarian Party Vice Presidential candidate
Succeeded by:
Jo Jorgensen

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