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  Morris Berthold Abram (1918-2000) — also known as Morris Abram — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Fitzgerald, Ben Hill County, Ga., June 19, 1918. Democrat. Rhodes scholar; lawyer; served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; served on prosecution staff at Nuremburg war crimes trials; U.S. Representative to United Nations European office; worked on Marshall Plan for postwar reconstruction of Europe; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Georgia 5th District, 1952; candidate for nomination for U.S. Senator from New York, 1968; president of Brandeis University, 1968-70; member, U.S. Civil Rights Commission, 1984-86. Jewish. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Omicron Delta Kappa; Phi Kappa Phi; American Bar Association; American Academy of Arts and Sciences; American Jewish Committee; Urban League; Council on Foreign Relations. Died, from a viral infection, in a hospital at Geneva, Switzerland, March 16, 2000 (age 81 years, 271 days). Interment at Woodside Cemetery, Yarmouth Port, Yarmouth, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Abram (1883-1957) and Irene (Cohen) Abram (1897-1979); married, December 23, 1944, to Jane Isabella Maguire (1920-2009; divorced 1974); married, January 25, 1975, to Carlyn (Feldman) Fisher (divorced 1987); married, August 26, 1990, to Bruna Molina.
  Epitaph: He established "one man, one vote" as a principle of American law.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Ralph Elihu Becker (1907-1994) — also known as Ralph E. Becker — of Port Chester, Westchester County, N.Y.; Washington, D.C. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., January 29, 1907. Republican. Lawyer; 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, 1972; U.S. Ambassador to Honduras, 1976-77. Jewish; later Episcopalian. Lithuanian and Belarusian ancestry. Member, American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; Federal Bar Association; National Trust for Historic Preservation; Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; Jewish War Veterans; American Legion; B'nai B'rith; American Jewish Committee. 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, Washington, D.C., August 24, 1994 (age 87 years, 207 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Max Joseph Becker and Rose (Becker) Becker; married to Ann Marie Watters; father of Ralph Elihu Becker, Jr. (1952-).
  Mount Becker, in the Merrick Mountains of Palmer Land, Antarctica, is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Herman Bernstein (1876-1935) — Born in Russia, September 21, 1876. Author; translator; journalist; founder and editor of The Day, Jewish daily newspaper; published the "Willy-Nicky Correspondence," secret telegrams between the Kaiser and the Czar, 1918; sued Henry Ford for libel over anti-Semitic statements published in the Dearborn Independent newspaper, and won a retraction; author of book The History of a Lie (1921) which exposed "The Protocols of the Elders of Zion" as fraudulent; U.S. Minister to Albania, 1930-33. Jewish. Member, American Jewish Committee; Zionist Organization of America. Died in Sheffield, Berkshire County, Mass., August 31, 1935 (age 58 years, 344 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of David Bernstein and Marie (Elsohn) Bernstein; married, December 31, 1901, to Sophie Friedman.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Nathan Bijur (1862-1930) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., June 1, 1862. Republican. Lawyer; took part in railroad reorganizations and the creation of the Southern Railway; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1910-30; died in office 1930; Justice of the Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court 1st Department, 1926-30; died in office 1930. Jewish. Member, American Jewish Committee; American Society for International Law; American Bar Association; Phi Beta Kappa. Died, from pleurisy and empyema, in St. Luke's Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., July 8, 1930 (age 68 years, 37 days). Interment at Beth Olom Cemetery, Glendale, Queens, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Asher Bijur and Pauline (Sondheim) Bijur; married 1886 to Lilly Pronich.
  Charles David Breitel (1908-1991) — also known as Charles D. Breitel — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., December 13, 1908. Republican. Lawyer; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1950-58; appointed 1950; defeated, 1950; appointed 1950; Justice of the Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court, 1952; judge of New York Court of Appeals, 1966; appointed 1966; chief judge of New York Court of Appeals, 1973-79. Jewish. Member, American Jewish Committee. Died, following strokes and heart failure, in Mary Manning Walsh Nursing Home, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., December 1, 1991 (age 82 years, 353 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Herman L. Breitel and Regina D. (Zuckerberg) Breitel; married, April 9, 1927, to Jeanne S. Hollander.
  David Gerald Bress (1908-1976) — also known as David G. Bress — of Washington, D.C. Born in New York City (unknown county), N.Y., June 7, 1908. U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia, 1965-69. Jewish. Member, American Bar Association; American Jewish Committee; Phi Beta Kappa. Died in March, 1976 (age 67 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
Emanuel Celler Emanuel Celler (1888-1981) — also known as Manny Celler — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., May 6, 1888. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from New York, 1923-73 (10th District 1923-45, 15th District 1945-53, 11th District 1953-63, 10th District 1963-73); defeated (Liberal), 1972; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1936, 1940, 1944 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee), 1948, 1952, 1956, 1960, 1964. Jewish. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Elks; United World Federalists; American Jewish Congress; American Jewish Committee; B'nai B'rith. Died, from pneumonia, in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., January 15, 1981 (age 92 years, 254 days). Interment at Mt. Neboh Cemetery, Glendale, Queens, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Henry H. Celler and Josephine (Müller) Celler; married, June 30, 1914, to Stella B. Baar (died 1966).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Library of Congress
  Robert Jerry Dryfoos (1942-2006) — also known as Robert J. Dryfoos — of Forest Hills, Queens, Queens County, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born August 11, 1942. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1972, 1980, 1988; chief counsel for New York Lt. Gov. Mary Ann Krupsak, 1975; member, New York City Council, 1980-91; retired from office while under investigation over alleged campaign finance and federal tax violations, but no charges were filed; lobbyist. Jewish. Member, Americans for Democratic Action; American Jewish Committee. Died, from complications of a head injury, in New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., March 2, 2006 (age 63 years, 203 days). Burial location unknown.
  Abram Isaac Elkus (1867-1947) — also known as Abram I. Elkus — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., August 6, 1867. Democrat. Lawyer; member, New York State Board of Regents, 1911-19; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1912; U.S. Ambassador to Turkey, 1916-17; judge of New York Court of Appeals, 1919-20; defeated, 1913, 1920. Jewish. Member, American Bar Association; American Jewish Committee; Freemasons. Died in Red Bank, Monmouth County, N.J., October 15, 1947 (age 80 years, 70 days). Interment at Beth Olom Cemetery, Glendale, Queens, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Isaac Elkus and Julia Elkus; married, April 15, 1896, to Gertrude R. Hess; father of Katharine Elkus White (1906-?).
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Jonas Martin Frost (b. 1942) — also known as Martin Frost — of Dallas, Dallas County, Tex. Born in Glendale, Los Angeles County, Calif., January 1, 1942. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Texas 24th District, 1979-; defeated, 2004; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1988 (co-chair, Rules Committee), 1996, 2000, 2004. Jewish. Member, American Jewish Committee. Still living as of 2014.
  Cross-reference: Marc Veasey
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Arthur Joseph Goldberg (1908-1990) — also known as Arthur J. Goldberg — of Illinois; New York; Washington, D.C. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., August 8, 1908. Democrat. Lawyer; major in the U.S. Army during World War II; general counsel, Congress of Industrial Organizations; helped merge that group with the American Federation of Labor to form the AFL-CIO, 1955; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1960; U.S. Secretary of Labor, 1961-62; Associate Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1962-65; U.S. Representative to United Nations, 1965-68; candidate for Governor of New York, 1970; U.S. Ambassador to , 1977-78. Jewish. Member, American Jewish Committee; Americans for Democratic Action. Received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1978. Died of coronary artery disease, in Washington, D.C., January 19, 1990 (age 81 years, 164 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Married, July 18, 1931, to Dorothy Kurgans.
  Cross-reference: Stephen G. Breyer
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Harrison J. Goldin (b. 1936) — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y., February 23, 1936. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New York state senate, 1966-73 (31st District 1966, 30th District 1967-73); New York City Comptroller, 1974-89; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1984; candidate in primary for mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1989. Jewish. Member, Order of the Coif; Phi Beta Kappa; American Jewish Congress; NAACP; B'nai B'rith; American Jewish Committee; American Bar Association; Council on Foreign Relations. Still living as of 2001.
  See also Internet Movie Database profile
  Nathaniel Lawrence Goldstein (1896-1981) — also known as Nathaniel L. Goldstein — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., June 9, 1896. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; law partner of Charles C. Lockwood during the 1920s; accountant; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1940, 1944, 1948; New York state attorney general, 1943-54. Jewish. Member, American Legion; American Bar Association; Alpha Epsilon Pi; American Jewish Committee; Freemasons; Elks; Zionist Organization of America; B'nai B'rith. Died, from a heart attack, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., March 24, 1981 (age 84 years, 288 days). Interment at Mt. Ararat Cemetery, East Farmingdale, Long Island, N.Y.
  Relatives: Married to Etta May Brown.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Stanley Myer Isaacs (1882-1962) — also known as Stanley M. Isaacs — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., September 27, 1882. Republican. Lawyer; real estate investor; builder; borough president of Manhattan, New York, 1938-41; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1944. Jewish. Member, American Jewish Committee; Phi Beta Kappa; Americans for Democratic Action. Died, following a heart attack, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., July 12, 1962 (age 79 years, 288 days). Cremated.
  Relatives: Son of Myer S. Isaacs and Maria (Solomon) Isaacs; married, May 18, 1910, to Edith Somborn.
  See also OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Albert Davis Lasker (1880-1952) — also known as Albert D. Lasker; "The Father of Modern Advertising" — of Lake Forest, Lake County, Ill.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born, of American parents, in Freiburg (Freiburg im Breisgau), Germany, May 1, 1880. Republican. Advertising business; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1936, 1940; University of Illinois trustee, 1937-42. Jewish. German ancestry. Member, American Jewish Committee. As part owner of the Chicago Cubs baseball team, devised "Lasker Plan" for reorganization of baseball, 1920. Established the Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation for promotion of medical research. Died, of cancer, in the Harkness Pavilion of the Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., May 30, 1952 (age 72 years, 29 days). Entombed at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Sleepy Hollow, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Morris Lasker (died 1916) and Nettie (Davis) Lasker (1856-1930); married 1902 to Flora Warner (died 1936); married 1938 to Doris Kenyon (1897-1979; divorced 1938); married, June 21, 1940, to Mary (Woodard) Reinhardt (1900-1994); father of Edward Lasker (1912-1997); nephew of Eduard Lasker (1829-1884; German politician); uncle of Morris Edward Lasker.
  Political family: Lasker family of California and New York.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Frank Raleigh Lautenberg (1924-2013) — also known as Frank R. Lautenberg — of Montclair, Essex County, N.J.; Secaucus, Hudson County, N.J.; Cliffside Park, Bergen County, N.J. Born in Paterson, Passaic County, N.J., January 23, 1924. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; executive with Automatic Data Processing, a payroll services company; U.S. Senator from New Jersey, 1982-2001, 2003-13; died in office 2013; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008. Jewish. Member, American Jewish Committee. Died, from viral pneumonia, while suffering with stomach cancer, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., June 3, 2013 (age 89 years, 131 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Lautenberg and Mollie (Bergen) Lautenberg; married 1956 to Lois Levenson (divorced 1988); married 2004 to Bonnnie Englebardt.
  Cross-reference: Kevin Park
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — OurCampaigns candidate detail
Herbert H. Lehman Herbert Henry Lehman (1878-1963) — also known as Herbert H. Lehman — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., March 28, 1878. Democrat. Director, Consolidated Cotton Duck Co., Imperial Cotton Co., U.S. Cotton Duck Co., Washington Mills; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War I; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1928, 1932, 1936, 1940, 1948, 1952, 1956, 1960; Lieutenant Governor of New York, 1929-32; Governor of New York, 1933-42; U.S. Senator from New York, 1949-57; defeated, 1946. Jewish. Member, American Jewish Committee; Council on Foreign Relations; Phi Gamma Delta; Americans for Democratic Action. Awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom posthumously in 1963; inducted into the Jewish-American Hall of Fame in 1974. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., December 5, 1963 (age 85 years, 252 days). Interment at Kensico Cemetery, Valhalla, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Mayer Lehman (1830-1897) and Babette (Newgass) Lehman; brother of Irving Lehman; married, April 28, 1910, to Edith Louise Altschul (1880-1976); father of Peter Lehman (1917-1944; killed on active duty in World War II); uncle of Elinor Fatman Morgenthau; granduncle of Robert Morris Morgenthau (1919-2019), Orin Lehman and John Langeloth Loeb, Jr..
  Political family: Morgenthau-Lehman family of New York City, New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Cross-reference: Nathan R. Sobel — Thomas L. J. Corcoran
  Lehman College, Bronx, New York, is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Image source: New York Red Book 1936
Irving Lehman Irving Lehman (1876-1945) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., January 28, 1876. Democrat. Lawyer; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1909-23; judge of New York Court of Appeals, 1924-39; chief judge of New York Court of Appeals, 1940-45. Jewish. Member, American Bar Association; American Jewish Committee. Died, of a heart ailment, in Port Chester, Westchester County, N.Y., September 22, 1945 (age 69 years, 237 days). Interment at Cypress Hills Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Mayer Lehman (1830-1897) and Babette (Newgass) Lehman; brother of Herbert Henry Lehman (1878-1963); married, June 26, 1901, to Sissie Straus (1879-1950; sister of Nathan Straus, Jr.).
  Political family: Morgenthau-Lehman family of New York City, New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article
  Image source: New York Red Book 1936
  Orin Lehman (1920-2008) — also known as "Father Nature" — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born January 14, 1920. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; injured during the Battle of the Bulge and lost a leg; newspaper publisher; chairman, Colgreen Broadcasting Group, owner of radio stations; founder, Just One Break, Inc., not-for-profit employment service for people with disabilities; campaign manager, John J. Burns for Lieutenant Governor, 1962; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1964; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 17th District, 1966; producer of several popular off-Broadway plays; New York State Commissioner of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation, 1975-93. Jewish. Member, American Jewish Committee; Council on Foreign Relations; Urban League; NAACP. Died, of pneumonia, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., February 22, 2008 (age 88 years, 39 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Allan Sigmund Lehman (1885-1952) and Evelyn 'Eve' (Schiffer) Lehman (c.1892-1970); married, July 23, 1962, to Jane (Bagley) Long; married, October 24, 1970, to Wendy Vanderbilt (niece of William Henry Vanderbilt III (1901-1981)); grandnephew of Herbert Henry Lehman.
  Political families: Whitney-Nye family of Massachusetts and New York; Belmont-Perry family of New York City, New York; Vanderbilt-Tuck-Pickering-Webster family; Morgenthau-Lehman family of New York City, New York; Vanderbilt-Colby-Burden-French family of New York City, New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Meldon Edises Levine (b. 1943) — also known as Mel Levine — of Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, Calif.; Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., June 7, 1943. Democrat. Member of California state assembly, 1977-83; U.S. Representative from California 27th District, 1983-93; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1988; member, Credentials Committee, 2008. Jewish. Member, American Jewish Committee; NAACP. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Nita Melnikoff Lowey (b. 1937) — also known as Nita M. Lowey; Nita Sue Melnikoff — of Harrison, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y., July 5, 1937. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York, 1989-2019 (20th District 1989-93, 18th District 1993-2013, 17th District 2013-19); delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008. Female. Jewish. Member, American Jewish Committee. Still living as of 2019.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Julian William Mack (1866-1943) — also known as Julian W. Mack — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in San Francisco, Calif., July 19, 1866. Democrat. Lawyer; law professor; circuit judge in Illinois, 1904-05; Judge, Illinois Appellate Court, 1905-11; Judge of U.S. Commerce Court, 1911-13; Judge of U.S. Circuit Court for the 7th Circuit, 1911; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit, 1911-29; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit, 1929-30; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit, 1929-40; took senior status 1940; senior judge, 1940-43. Jewish. Member, American Bar Association; Zionist Organization of America; American Jewish Congress; American Jewish Committee. Died, in his room at the Fifth Avenue Hotel, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., September 5, 1943 (age 77 years, 48 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Jacob Mack and Rebecca (Tandler) Mack; married, March 9, 1896, to Jessie Fox (died 1938); married 1940 to Cecile B. Blumgart.
  Cross-reference: Murray Gurfein
  See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article
  Newton Norman Minow (b. 1926) — also known as Newton N. Minow — of Glencoe, Cook County, Ill. Born in Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis., January 17, 1926. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; member, Federal Communications Commission, 1961-63; chair, Federal Communications Commission, 1961-63; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1964 (alternate), 1972; Honorary Consul-General for Singapore in Chicago, Ill., 2006. Jewish. Member, Order of the Coif; American Bar Association; American Society for International Law; B'nai B'rith; American Jewish Committee. Still living as of 2016.
  Relatives: Son of Jay A. Minow and Doris (Stein) Minow; married, May 29, 1949, to Josephine Baskin.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Manfred Ohrenstein (b. 1925) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Mannheim, Germany, 1925. Democrat. Lawyer; member of New York state senate, 1961-93 (25th District 1961-65, 29th District 1966, 27th District 1967-93); delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1980, 1984. Jewish. Member, American Jewish Committee; American Jewish Congress; Americans for Democratic Action; B'nai B'rith; American Civil Liberties Union; NAACP. Still living as of 1993.
  Abraham Captain Ratshesky (1864-1943) — also known as Abraham C. Ratshesky; A. C. Ratshesky — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., November 6, 1864. Republican. Banker; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1892, 1904, 1916, 1924; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1892-94; U.S. Minister to Czechoslovakia, 1930-32. Jewish. Member, American Jewish Committee. Died in 1943 (age about 78 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Asher Ratshesky and Bertha Ratshesky; married, February 19, 1894, to Edith Shuman.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Victor Rosewater (b. 1871) — of Omaha, Douglas County, Neb.; Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Omaha, Douglas County, Neb., February 13, 1871. Republican. Newspaper editor; member of University of Nebraska board of regents, 1896-97; delegate to Republican National Convention from Nebraska, 1908; member of Republican National Committee from Nebraska, 1908-12; Chairman of Republican National Committee, 1912. Jewish. Member, American Jewish Committee; American Academy of Political and Social Science; American Economic Association. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Edward Rosewater and Leah (Colman) Rosewater; married, January 27, 1904, to Katie Katz.
  Bernard L. Shientag (d. 1952) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Democrat. Lawyer; City Court judge, 1924-30; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1930-52; died in office 1952; Justice of the Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court 1st Department, 1949. Jewish. Member, American Bar Association; American Jewish Committee. Died in 1952. Burial location unknown.
  Caroline Klein Simon — also known as Caroline K. Simon — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York City (unknown county), N.Y. Republican. Lawyer; secretary of state of New York, 1959-63; Judge of New York Court of Claims, 1963-64. Female. Jewish. Member, American Jewish Committee; American Bar Association. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Jesse Henry Steinhart (b. 1881) — also known as Jesse H. Steinhart — of San Francisco, Calif.; Belvedere, Marin County, Calif. Born in San Francisco, Calif., May 11, 1881. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1944 (alternate), 1948, 1952. Jewish. Member, American Jewish Committee; B'nai B'rith. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Steinhart and Louise (D'Allemand) Steinhart; married, November 11, 1939, to Genevieve Tully.
  Lewis Lichtenstein Strauss (1896-1974) — also known as Lewis L. Strauss — of Virginia. Born in Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va., January 31, 1896. Republican. Personal secretary to Herbert Hoover, then director-general of the Allied Supreme Economic Council; member of Republican National Committee from Virginia, 1928; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; member, U.S. Atomic Energy Commission, 1946-50; chair, U.S. Atomic Energy Commission, 1953-58; U.S. Secretary of Commerce, 1958-59. Jewish. Member, American Jewish Committee. Died in Brandy Station, Culpeper County, Va., January 21, 1974 (age 77 years, 355 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Alice Hanauer.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Alvin M. Suchin (b. 1919) — of Dobbs Ferry, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Hastings-on-Hudson, Westchester County, N.Y., November 18, 1919. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; member of New York state assembly, 1966-75 (96th District 1966, 89th District 1967-75). Jewish. Member, American Legion; Royal Arcanum; Elks; Kiwanis; B'nai B'rith; American Jewish Committee. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Benjamin Harrison Swig (1893-1980) — also known as Benjamin H. Swig — of San Francisco, Calif. Born in Taunton, Bristol County, Mass., November 17, 1893. Democrat. Chairman, Fairmont Hotel Co.; chairman, Western Dairy Products, Inc.; president, Security Title Insurance Co., Benefit Standard Life Insurance Co., Beneficial Fire and Casualty Insurance Co.; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1956, 1960, 1964. Jewish. Member, American Jewish Committee. Died in 1980 (age about 86 years). Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: Benjamin Harrison
  Relatives: Son of Simon Swig and Fannie (Levy) Swig; married, December 24, 1916, to Mae Aronovitz.
  Herman Toll (1907-1967) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Kiev, Ukraine, March 17, 1907. Democrat. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1951-59; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1959-67 (6th District 1959-63, 4th District 1963-67). Jewish. Member, Urban League; American Bar Association; B'nai B'rith; American Jewish Committee; American Jewish Congress. Died in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., July 26, 1967 (age 60 years, 131 days). Interment at Roosevelt Memorial Park, Trevose, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Max Toll (1879-1961) and Rebecca (Plaksin) Toll (1880-1958); married to Rose Ornstein (1913-1997).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
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