Gary Leonard Ackerman (b. 1942) —
also known as Gary L. Ackerman —
of Flushing, Queens, Queens
County, N.Y.; Jamaica Estates, Queens, Queens
Born in Brooklyn, Kings
County, N.Y., November
teacher; member of New York
state senate 12th District, 1979-83; U.S.
Representative from New York, 1983-2003 (7th District 1983-93,
5th District 1993-2003); delegate to Democratic National Convention
from New York, 1984,
Member, B'nai B'rith.
Still living as of 2014.
Ralph Elihu Becker (1907-1994) —
also known as Ralph E. Becker —
of Port Chester, Westchester
County, N.Y.; Washington,
Born in New York, New York
County, N.Y., January
delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1936;
served in the U.S. Army during World War II; candidate for
Presidential Elector for District of Columbia; U.S. Ambassador to Honduras, 1976-77.
ancestry. Member, American Bar
Judicature Society; Federal
Bar Association; National
Trust for Historic Preservation; Freemasons;
War Veterans; American
Legion; B'nai B'rith; American
Donor of the Ralph E. Becker Collection of Political Americana to the
Smithsonian Institution; a sponsor of the Antarctic-South Pole
Operation Deep Freeze expedition, 1963.
Died, from congestive
heart failure, in George Washington University Hospital,
24, 1994 (age 87 years, 207
ashes interred at Arlington
National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
Simon Wolf (b. 1836) —
Born in Himzweiler, Bavaria, Germany,
District of Columbia Recorder of Deeds, 1869-78; insurance
business; U.S. Consul General in Cairo, 1881-82.
ancestry. Member, B'nai B'rith.
Burial location unknown.
of Levi Wolf and Amalia Wolf.|
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