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Nassau County
New York

Politicians who were born in Nassau County

  Nassau County (no city given): Harry Browne, 1933
  Baldwin, Long Island: John R. Dunne, 1930
  Cedarhurst, Long Island: Elizabeth Polk Guest, 1910 — Peter A. Peyser, 1921
  Cow Neck, Queens County (now part of Sands Point, Nassau County), Long Island: Joshua Sands, 1757
  East Meadow, Long Island: Lee M. Zeldin, 1980
  Elmont, Long Island: Harold P. Herman, 1902
  Farmingdale, Long Island: Gregory W. Carman, 1937
  Glen Cove, Long Island: James A. McKean, 1845 — William L. Vaughan, 1866 — Samuel R. Pierce, Jr., 1922 — Joseph M. Reilly, 1927 — John Leboutillier, 1953 — Thomas R. Suozzi, 1962
  Great Neck, Long Island: James E. Truex, 1913
  Great Neck, Queens County (now Nassau County), Long Island: Walter H. Dearing, 1883
  Hempstead, Long Island: Henry Southard, 1747 — E. H. Harriman, 1848
  Hempstead, Queens County (now Nassau County), Long Island: Samuel Tredwell, 1763 — Samuel L. Mitchill, 1764
  Jerusalem, Queens County (now part of Wantagh, Nassau County), Long Island: Thomas B. Jackson, 1797
  Lawrence, Long Island: Joseph Carmine Zavatt, 1900
  Locust Valley, Queens County (now Nassau County), Long Island: Townsend D. Cock, 1838
  Lynbrook, Long Island: Donald R. Ackerson, 1921
  Manhasset, Long Island: Richard Joseph Sullivan, 1964
  Manhasset, Queens County (now Nassau County), Long Island: Denis O'Leary, 1863
  Mineola, Long Island: Gerry E. Studds, 1937
  North Hempstead, Queens County (now Nassau County), Long Island: John A. Searing, 1805
  Oceanside, Long Island: James D. Theberge, 1930 — Norman F. Lent, 1931
  Old Westbury, Long Island: William W. Cocks, 1861
  Oyster Bay, Long Island: Samuel Jones, 1734 — William W. Rose, 1864 — Theodore Roosevelt, 1887 — Leonard W. Hall, 1900
  Oyster Bay, Queens County (now Nassau County), Long Island: Daniel D. Whitney, 1818 — James W. Covert, 1842 — William J. Youngs, 1851
  Port Washington, Long Island: William S. Hults, Jr., 1906
  Rockville Centre, Long Island: George Willets Davison, 1872 — John D. Bennett, 1911 — John S. Thorp, Jr., 1925
  Roslyn, Long Island: Cornelius V. Whitney, 1899
  Near Roslyn, Long Island: Ken Hechler, 1914
  Sea Cliff, Long Island: John J. Burns, 1913
  Uniondale, Long Island: A. Holly Patterson, 1898
  Valley Stream, Long Island: Raymond J. McGrath, 1942
  Westbury, Queens County (now Nassau County), Long Island: Frederick C. Hicks, 1872
  Near Westbury, Long Island: Jotham Post, Jr., 1771
   See also New York birthplaces not assigned to counties.
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