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Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of U.S. Politicians in Israel

Index to Locations

  • Unknown location
  • Haifa German Cemetery
  • Jerusalem Unknown location

    Unknown Location
    Politicians buried here:
      Edward Abramson (1920-2012) — also known as Eddie Abramson — of Howard Beach, Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Born in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., September 21, 1920. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; member of New York state assembly 32nd District, 1973-90; defeated in primary, 1990; Majority Whip, 1985-90. Jewish. Died, from pneumonia and kidney failure, in Chiangmai, Thailand, May 10, 2012 (age 91 years, 232 days). Interment somewhere.
      Relatives: Son of Charles Abramson and Mollie Abramson; married 1948 to Gloria Schwartz.

    German Cemetery
    Jaffa Road
    Haifa, Israel
    Founded 1869
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Theodore Jonathan Struve (1868-1936) — also known as Theodore J. Struve; Yonathon Theodor Struve — of Haifa, Palestine (now Israel). Born in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., November 2, 1868. Importing business; U.S. Consular Agent in Haifa, 1906-16. German ancestry. Died, from apoplexia, in Haifa, Palestine (now Israel), October 10, 1936 (age 67 years, 343 days). Interment at German Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Andrew Peter Struve (died 1906) and Friederika (Kuhn) Struve (1841-1879); married, November 25, 1897, to Beate Lange.

    Unknown Location
    Jerusalem, Israel
    Politicians buried here:
      Paul P. E. Bookson (c.1933-2005) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York City (unknown county), N.Y., about 1933. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New York state senate, 1965-74 (24th District 1965, 27th District 1966, 24th District 1967-72, 25th District 1973-74). Jewish. Member, American Bar Association; B'nai B'rith. Struck by a motorcycle while crossing a street in Brooklyn, died later the same day in Bellevue Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., September 22, 2005 (age about 72 years). Interment somewhere.
      Relatives: Son of Leo Bookson and Anna Bookson; married to Tova Heller.

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