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Abraham Ribicoff

Abraham RibicoffAKA Abraham Alexander Ribicoff

Born: 9-Apr-1910
Birthplace: New Britain, CT
Died: 22-Feb-1998
Location of death: Bronx, NY [1]
Cause of death: Alzheimer's
Remains: Buried, Cornwall Cemetery, Cornwall, CT

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Senator and Governor from Connecticut

[1] Hebrew Home for the Aged, Riverdale, Bronx, NY.

Father: Samuel Ribicoff
Mother: Rose Sable
Wife: Ruth Siegel (m. 28-Jun-1931, d. 1972, one son, one daughter)
Son: Peter
Daughter: Jane Bishop
Wife: Lois Mell Mathes (m. 1972)

    University: New York University (attended 1928-29, no degree)
    Law School: LLB, University of Chicago Law School (1933)

    Kaye Scholer Special Counsel (1981-)
    US Senator, Connecticut (3-Jan-1963 to 3-Jan-81)
    US Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare (1961-62)
    Governor of Connecticut (5-Jan-1955 to 21-Jan-1961)
    US Congressman, Connecticut (1949-53)
    Connecticut State Official Judge of Hartford Police Court (1941-43)
    Connecticut State House of Representatives (1938-42)
    Ribicoff, Ribicoff and Kotkin Partner (1941-54)
    Bordon and Ribicoff Partner (1938-41)
    Law Office of A.S. Bordon Associate (1933-38)
    G.E. Prentiss Company Head of Chicago Office (1920-31)
    Member of the Board of Hartford Financial (for 15 years)
    American Arbitration Association
    Connecticut Bar Association
    Traveled to the USSR Jun-1975
    Polish Ancestry

Author of books:
America Can Make It! (1972)
The American Medical Machine (1972, with Paul Danaceau)
Politics: The American Way (1973, with Jon O. Newman)

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