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Abraham Alexander Ribicoff
Birth: Mar. 29, 1910
New Britain
Hartford County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Feb. 22, 1998
Manhattan
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA

US Congressman, Connecticut Governor, Presidential Cabinet Secretary, US Senator. He graduated from the University of Chicago Law School in 1933 and was admitted to the bar the same year. He was a member of the Connecticut Legislature (1938-42), judge of Hartford Police Court (1941-43, 1945-47), chairman assembly of municipal court judges for the State of Connecticut (1941-42) and a member of the Charter Revision Commission of the City of Hartford, (1945-46). In 1949, he was elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-first and Eighty-second Congresses, serving until 1953. Not a candidate for renomination, he was elected Governor of Connecticut, serving (1955-61), then was appointed Secretary of the Department of Health, Education and Welfare in the Cabinet of President John F. Kennedy. In 1963, he was elected to the United States Senate, serving until 1981. Not a candidate for reelection, he practice law until his deat at age 87. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Spouses:
  Ruth Siegel Ribicoff (1908 - 1972)*
  Casey Ribicoff (1922 - 2011)*
 
 Children:
  Peter Ribicoff (____ - 2013)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cornwall Cemetery
Cornwall
Litchfield County
Connecticut, USA
 
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Record added: Dec 23, 1999
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- Frank R. Adamski
 Added: May. 3, 2014

- Diddy & Doodle
 Added: Dec. 6, 2012
Abraham A. Ribicoff: Sir, thank you for being an American Democratic Party politician,as President John F. Kennedy's Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare and being Connecticut's first and to date only Jewish governor.may you rest in peace!
- MFPS
 Added: Feb. 22, 2012
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