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Baltic ancestry Politicians
(Lithuanian, Latvian, Estonian)

Very incomplete list!

  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
  Sebastiano Paiewonsky Cassinelli — of St. Thomas, Virgin Islands. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virgin Islands, 2008 (member, Rules Committee). Jewish. Italian and Lithuanian ancestry. Still living as of 2008.
  Relatives: Son of Avna (Paiewonsky) Cassinelli; nephew of Michael Albert Paiewonsky; grandnephew of Ralph Moses Paiewonsky (1907-1991); great-grandson of Isaac Paiewonsky.
  Political family: Paiewonsky family of New York.
  Gery Chico (b. 1956) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born August 24, 1956. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1996, 2004; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Illinois, 2004; candidate for mayor of Chicago, Ill., 2011. Mexican, Greek, and Lithuanian ancestry. Still living as of 2011.
  Relatives: Son of Jesse Chico and Jacqueline Chico; married to Jeryl Minow and Sunny Pineda.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Phanor James Eder (1880-1971) — also known as Phanor J. Eder — of Forest Hills, Queens, Queens County, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Palmira, Colombia, December 11, 1880. Lawyer; Vice-Consul-General for Colombia in New York, N.Y., 1905-07. Latvian and English ancestry. Died, in St. Clare's Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., March 1, 1971 (age 90 years, 80 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James Martin 'Santiago' Eder (1838-1921) and Elizabeth 'Lizzie' (Benjamin) Eder (1843-1937); married, April 21, 1909, to Violet Lindo (1882-1970).
  Samuel Gejdenson (b. 1948) — also known as Sam Gejdenson — of Bozrah, New London County, Conn. Born in Eschwege, Germany, May 20, 1948. Democrat. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1975-79; U.S. Representative from Connecticut 2nd District, 1981-2001; defeated, 2000; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1996, 2000. Jewish. Belarusian and Lithuanian ancestry. Member, Grange. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Robert James Harris (1930-2005) — also known as Robert J. Harris; Bob Harris — of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., October 5, 1930. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict; lawyer; law professor; mayor of Ann Arbor, Mich., 1969-73. Jewish. Lithuanian ancestry. Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Order of the Coif. Died, of brain lymphoma, in Scio Township, Washtenaw County, Mich., July 10, 2005 (age 74 years, 278 days). Interment at Arborcrest Memorial Park, Ann Arbor, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Louis Harris and Bertha (Herman) Harris; married to Zelma Jean 'Mimi' Porter.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Abraham Lincoln Marovitz (1905-2001) — also known as A. L. Marovitz — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Oshkosh, Winnebago County, Wis., August 10, 1905. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Illinois state senate 19th District, 1939-50; superior court judge in Illinois, 1950-63; U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Illinois, 1963-75; took senior status 1975. Lithuanian ancestry. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., March 17, 2001 (age 95 years, 219 days). Interment at Jewish Waldheim Cemetery, Forest Park, Ill.
  Presumably named for: Abraham Lincoln
  See also federal judicial profile
  Gunars M. Ozols (born c.1933) — of Hopewell Junction, Dutchess County, N.Y. Born in Latvia, about 1933. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly 100th District, 1974; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 25th District, 1978, 1980. Latvian ancestry. Still living as of 1980.
  See also OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Algert F. Politis (born c.1908) — of New Britain, Hartford County, Conn. Born in New Britain, Hartford County, Conn., about 1908. Republican. Lawyer; mayor of New Britain, Conn., 1971; appointed 1971. Lithuanian ancestry. Burial location unknown.
  Frank Savickas (1935-2001) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., May 14, 1935. Democrat. Member of Illinois state house of representatives 27th District, 1967-71; member of Illinois state senate, 1971-93 (27th District 1971-83, 15th District 1983-93). Catholic. Lithuanian ancestry. Member, Moose; Knights of Columbus. First Lithuanian-American member of the Illinois legislature. Died in Venice, Sarasota County, Fla., May 14, 2001 (age 66 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Maurice Sugar (1891-1974) — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Brimley, Chippewa County, Mich., August 8, 1891. Lawyer; Socialist candidate for circuit judge in Michigan 3rd Circuit, 1917; Socialist candidate for justice of Michigan state supreme court, 1917; candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 13th District, 1918 (Socialist), 1936 (Farmer-Labor); convicted in 1918 for resisting the draft, sentenced to a year in prison, and disbarred; readmitted to the Bar in 1923; pardoned in 1933; general counsel to the United Automobile Workers, 1937-46; Progressive candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1948. Jewish and Lithuanian ancestry. Member, National Lawyers Guild. Died in Cheboygan County, Mich., February 15, 1974 (age 82 years, 191 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Kalman Sugar and Mary Sugar; married 1914 to Jane Mayer Sugar (1878?-?).
  See also Wikipedia article
  David Theodore Wilentz (1894-1988) — also known as David T. Wilentz — of Perth Amboy, Middlesex County, N.J. Born in Dvinsk, Russia (now Daugavpils, Latvia), December 21, 1894. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; chair of Middlesex County Democratic Party, 1928; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1932, 1936, 1940, 1944, 1948, 1952, 1956; member, Platform and Resolutions Committee, 1944; member, Arrangements Committee, 1964; delegate to New Jersey convention to ratify 21st amendment at-large; elected 1933; New Jersey state attorney general, 1934-44. Jewish. Latvian ancestry. Died in Long Branch, Monmouth County, N.J., July 6, 1988 (age 93 years, 198 days). Interment at Beth Israel Memorial Park, Woodbridge, N.J.
  Relatives: Married 1919 to Lena Goldman (1898-1991); father of Warren W. Wilentz (1924-2010) and Robert Nathan Wilentz; uncle of Kate Trynin (daughter-in-law of Meyer Kestnbaum); grandfather of Constance H. Williams.
  Political family: Wilentz family of Perth Amboy, New Jersey.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Robert Nathan Wilentz (1927-1996) — also known as Robert N. Wilentz — of Deal, Monmouth County, N.J. Born in Perth Amboy, Middlesex County, N.J., February 17, 1927. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; lawyer; member of New Jersey state house of assembly, 1966-69 (Middlesex County 1966-67, District 7-C 1968-69); chief justice of New Jersey state supreme court, 1979-96; retired 1996. Jewish and Latvian ancestry. Died July 23, 1996 (age 69 years, 157 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of David Theodore Wilentz (1894-1988) and Lena (Goldman) Wilentz (1898-1991); brother of Warren W. Wilentz; married 1949 to Jacqueline Malino (1928-1989); uncle of Constance H. Williams; first cousin of Kate Trynin (daughter-in-law of Meyer Kestnbaum).
  Political family: Wilentz family of Perth Amboy, New Jersey.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Warren W. Wilentz (1924-2010) — of New Jersey; Edison, Middlesex County, N.J. Born in Perth Amboy, Middlesex County, N.J., March 29, 1924. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; Middlesex County Prosecuting Attorney, 1956-60; Middlesex County Attorney, 1960-67; candidate for U.S. Senator from New Jersey, 1966. Jewish. Latvian ancestry. Member, American Bar Association. Died in Edison, Middlesex County, N.J., March 18, 2010 (age 85 years, 354 days). Interment at Beth Israel Memorial Park, Woodbridge, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of David Theodore Wilentz and Lena (Goldman) Wilentz (1898-1991); brother of Robert Nathan Wilentz; married to Stefani Sheresky (1925-1992); uncle of Constance H. Williams (1944-); first cousin of Kate Trynin (daughter-in-law of Meyer Kestnbaum).
  Political family: Wilentz family of Perth Amboy, New Jersey.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Nelle Zurles — of Burlington, Hartford County, Conn.; Collinsville, Canton, Hartford County, Conn.; Avon, Hartford County, Conn. Socialist. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Burlington, 1934. Female. Lithuanian ancestry. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of Anton Zurles (died 1930) and Eve (Milasaunas) Zurles; sister of Peter W. Zurles (1907-1989); married to Carl Furrer.
  Peter W. Zurles (1907-1989) — of New Britain, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Waterbury, New Haven County, Conn., August 8, 1907. Socialist. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from New Britain, 1934. Lithuanian ancestry. Died December 27, 1989 (age 82 years, 141 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Anton Zurles (died 1930) and Eve (Milasaunas) Zurles; brother of Nelle Zurles (1894?-?); married to Gertrude Warnecke (1911-1991).
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