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Sir Lewis Henry Cohen MP (1849 - 1933)

Sir Lewis Cohen (1849-1933), merchant and politician, was born on 23 December 1849 at Liverpool, Lancashire, England, son of Henry Cohen, outfitter and businessman, and his wife Elizabeth, née Harris. ...

10/24/2016 12/4/2017

Morris A. Dzialynski MP (1841 - 1907)

Morris Dzialynski reached Jacksonville from Prussia along with his father and eight siblings. He opened a store in Bartow with his brother in-law, Jacob R. Cohen. Later he opened general stores in Fort...

9/9/2017 9/9/2017

Johnny Rosenblatt MP (1907 - 1979)

"Yankel ben reb Leib", "Johnny Ross"

Birth: Dec. 25, 1907 Nebraska, USA Death: Oct. 29, 1979 Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, USA John R. "Johnny" Rosenblatt (1907–1979) was a man whose name remains synonymous with baseball in Oma...

6/25/2017 6/25/2017

Alderman Isaac Isaacs MP (deceased)

Alderman Isaac Isaacs was mayor of Adelaide from 1915 to 1917

3/7/2017 3/7/2017

Vernon Milton Singer MP (1919 - 2003)

Vernon Milton Singer (March 26, 1919 - September 20, 2003) was a politician in Ontario, Canada. He was a Liberal member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario from 1959 to 1977 who represented the Nort...

2/17/2010 10/19/2016

2/28/2009 10/19/2016

Alix Schey de Koromla MP (1911 - 1982)

Alix became Mayor of Reux, France in 1953 and in 1974 would marry her son David and his wife Olimpia in a civil ceremony.

2/7/2009 10/19/2016

9/15/2008 8/31/2016

From wikipedia: Jacquelin Holzman (born c. 1936) served as mayor of Ottawa, Canada, from 1991 to 1997.[2] Never attending university, she married at age nineteen and started a family. She became a vo...

2/27/2016 8/31/2016

David N. Cicilline, U.S. Congress MP

Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, United States

David Nicola Cicilline (/sɪsᵻˈliːni/; born July 15, 1961) is an American politician who has been the U.S. Representative for Rhode Island's 1st congressional district since 2011. He is a member of the ...

6/23/2016 6/23/2016

Bernard Goldsmith MP (1834 - d.)

Bernard Goldsmith B. Goldsmith portrait Hawthorne, Julian. "The Story of Oregon." New York: American Historical Publishing Co., 1892. p. 328. BERNARD GOLDSMITH was one of that hardy band of...

3/5/2014 6/20/2016

Sam Katz MP

Winnipeg, Division No. 11, Manitoba, Canada

Samuel Michael "Sam" Katz, OM (born August 20, 1951) is a former politician and was the 42nd mayor of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. He is also a businessperson and a member of the Order of Manitoba.

5/27/2016 5/28/2016

Herman Glogowski MP (1854 - 1909)


Herman Glogowski, a four-term mayor of Tampa and its first Jewish mayor, played a significant role in the growth of Tampa during the latter 19th and early 20th centuries. Glogowski was born in Germany ...

5/7/2016 5/7/2016

Sam Steiger, U.S. Congress MP (1929 - 2012)

Sam Steiger, a Representative from Arizona; born in New York City, March 10, 1929; attended grade and high schools in New York City; attended Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y., and Colorado A.&M., For...

4/21/2016 4/21/2016

Samuel Eli Cohen MP (1883 - 1936)

Was the Mayor of Jesup, Georgia.

3/12/2016 3/12/2016

Simeon Phillips MP (1847 - 1925)

Phillips, Simeon (1847–1925) The death occurred on Sunday night of Mr. Simeon Phillips, at the age of 77 years. Mr. Phillips was formerly a prominent figure in the public life of the State, and...

8/6/2014 3/7/2016

Emanuel Mahne Bodenheimer MP (1860 - 1939)

10/11/2008 2/22/2016

Julius Fleischmann MP (1871 - 1925)

Mayor of Cincinnati, Prominent Businessman. Born in Riverside, Cincinnati, Ohio, he was the son of Charles Fleischmann, founder of the Fleischmann Yeast Company. He left college to enter the family bus...

7/29/2012 2/22/2016

Rahm Israel Emanuel MP

Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States

Source : Rahm Israel Emanuel (/ˈrɑːm/; born November 29, 1959) is an American politician who serves as the 55th Mayor of Chicago. A member of the Democratic Party, Emanuel was elected in 2011, beco...

12/31/2008 2/22/2016

George Washington Ochs-Oakes MP (1861 - 1931)

George Washington Ochs Oakes was an American journalist. Born George Washington Ochs, he legally added the surname "Oakes" in 1915 out of outrage at the sinking of the Lusitania by a German U-boat. O...

10/13/2010 2/22/2016

Harry Bacharach MP (1873 - 1947)

BACHARACH, family of business, political, and communal leaders in Atlantic City, New Jersey. BENJAMIN (1865–1936) was a local merchant and banker. Born in Philadelphia, he and his brothers Isaac and ...

11/27/2010 2/22/2016

Louis Samuel Cohen MP (1846 - 1922)

5/5/2008 2/22/2016

Gerald Yael Goldberg MP (1912 - 2003)

Gerald Goldberg First Jewish Lord Mayor of Cork and lawyer and politician Jewish mayors outside of Israel Family Tree Gerald Yael Goldberg (born 1912, Cork, Ireland — died 31 December 2003,...

4/24/2007 2/22/2016

Maurice Freeman MP (1874 - d.)

Notable Irish Jews Geni Project Mayor of Johannesburg 1934/35. Jewish mayors outside of Israel Geni Project

10/5/2007 2/22/2016

Bernie Sanders, U.S. Senator MP

"Bernie Sanders"

Bernard "Bernie" Sanders (born September 8, 1941) is an American politician and the junior United States senator from Vermont. He was a candidate for the Democratic nomination for President of the Unit...

5/20/2009 2/22/2016

Edward Zorinsky, a Senator from Nebraska; born in Omaha, Douglas County, Nebr., November 11, 1928; attended the public schools; attended the University of Minnesota 1945-1946, and Creighton (Nebr.) Uni...

7/13/2015 12/5/2015

Mayor Abraham David Beame MP (1906 - 2001)

"Abraham David Birnbaum", "Abe Beame"

Abraham David "Abe" Beame was mayor of New York City from 1974 to 1977. As such, he presided over the city during the fiscal crisis of the mid-1970s, during which the city was almost forced to declare ...

6/3/2012 12/5/2015

Henry Loeb, III MP (1920 - 1992)

Henry Loeb III (December 9, 1920 – September 8, 1992) was an American politician of the Democratic party, who was mayor of Memphis, Tennessee for two separate terms in the 1960s, from 1960 through 19...

12/24/2008 12/5/2015

Benjamin Andrew Briscoe MP

"Ben Briscoe"

Was Lord Mayor of Dublin for one term - 1988-1989. Ben Briscoe (born 11 March 1934) is a former Irish Fianna Fáil politician. He was a Teachta Dála (TD) for 37 years, representing a series of constit...

7/11/2009 12/5/2015

Senator David Arnold Croll MP (1900 - 1991)

"David Arnold Croll"

11/17/2008 11/9/2015

David Kimpel MP (1856 - 1929)

2/2/2012 4/10/2015

Louis Weisman Kariel, Sr. MP (1896 - 1990)

Louis W Kariel Birth: July 10 1896 Death: Dec 22 1990 Last residence: USA SSN issuing state: Texas* Reference: Find A Grave Memorial - SmartCopy : Jan 18 2017, 23:08:42 UTC

10/22/2007 2/11/2015

Isaac Herbert Kempner MP (1873 - 1967)

Updated from FamilySearch Family Tree via mother Elizabeth Kempner (born Seinsheimer) by SmartCopy : Dec 19 2015, 23:48:53 UTC Reference: MyHeritage Family Trees - SmartCopy : Oct 19 2016, 16:46:...

7/12/2011 1/13/2015

Monroe Ernest Evans MP (1915 - 2006)

Monroe E. Evans is an American politician who served as the Mayor of Fayetteville, North Carolina, from 1965 until 1969. He was the city's first Jewish mayor. Monroe helped to lead Fayetteville's des...

1/12/2015 1/12/2015

David A Magee MP (1849 - 1927)

David Magee became mayor of Sioux City, Iowa, and later sheriff of Woodbury County. He also served as an alderman.

4/10/2014 1/8/2015

Charles Melville Louisson MP (1841 - 1924)

Born in London, relocated to Australia as a teenager and worked in farming and on the gold fields. Moved to Christchurch to join his brother Alfred, later joined by brother Cecil and they bought a br...

2/21/2011 1/5/2015

Norman Bertram "Norm" Coleman, Jr. (born August 17, 1949) is an American lobbyist, attorney and politician. He was a United States senator from Minnesota from 2003 to 2009. Coleman was elected in 200...

1/30/2013 1/1/2015

Dianne Goldman Berman Feinstein, born Dianne Emiel Goldman[2] (/ˈfaɪnstaɪn/; born June 22, 1933) is the senior United States Senator from California. A member of the Democratic Party, she has served ...

6/7/2014 12/31/2014

Eric Michael Garcetti (born February 4, 1971) is the mayor of Los Angeles and a former member of the Los Angeles City Council, representing the 13th District.[1] He served as Council President from 2...

9/5/2013 12/31/2014

Annette Strauss MP (1924 - 1998)

Annette Strauss (January 26, 1924 – December 14, 1998) was a philanthropist and a former mayor of Dallas. The Annette Strauss Artist Square in the Arts District of downtown Dallas, Texas is named in ...

10/19/2014 11/8/2014

Benjamin H. Gordon MP (1904 - 1986)

Ben Gordon was mayor of Circleville, Ohio, for many years.

11/26/2009 11/7/2014

Julius Juda Koenig MP (1879 - 1928)

Served as mayor (burgomeister) of Pietersburg in South Africa. Both birth and marriage certificate shows his name as Juda König.

7/9/2014 11/7/2014

2/10/2007 11/3/2014

Joseph Rabinowitz MP (1873 - 1958)

10/21/2009 11/3/2014

Nathan Cohen MP (1842 - 1910)

Nathan Cohen (1842-1910) was a Mayor of Tamworth Nathan Cohen was a prominent Tamworth businessman and community member. Born in Port Macquarie and a grandson of convict Henry Cohen, he moved to ...

11/25/2013 1/8/2014

Sir Benjamin Benjamin MP (1834 - 1905)

Mayor of Melbourne; born at London in 1836. At the age of nine he accompanied his parents to Victoria. Associating himself at first with the firm of Benjamin & Co., merchants, he subsequently entered i...

1/29/2012 11/25/2013

Daniel Barnet Lazarus MP (1866 - 1932)

Youngest mayor of Bendigo. Listed in Australian Listing of Biographies (Volume 10 page 30) Lazarus, Daniel Barnet (1866–1932) by Charles Fahey This article was published in Australian Diction...

3/10/2010 7/24/2013

Sir Samuel George Joseph, 1st Baronet (15 August 1888 – 4 October 1944) was the 615th Lord Mayor of London. Samuel Joseph made a name for himself when in 1908, together with his cousin, Sydney Gl...

3/3/2009 4/15/2013

SIr Otto Moses Jaffe, JP MP (1846 - 1929)

Sir Otto Jaffe, JP (b. 13 August 1846, Hamburg – d. 29 April 1929, London) was a German-born prominent Irish Jewish businessman, twice elected Lord Mayor of Belfast and High Sheriff of Belfast. In 18...

12/17/2012 4/10/2013

David Oppenheimer MP (1834 - 1897)

OPPENHEIMER, DAVID, businessman, politician, and author; b. 1 Jan. 1834 in Blieskastel (Federal Republic of Germany), fourth son of Salomon Oppenheimer, a merchant, and Johanetta Kahn; m. first c. 1857...

5/15/2012 4/1/2013

Fritz Sonnenberg MP

Langebaan, WC, South Africa

2/14/2011 3/31/2013

Murray Seasongood (October 27, 1878-February 21, 1983) was a Jewish American politician, who served as the Mayor of Cincinnati, Ohio from 1926-1930. After his tenure as mayor, Seasongood was appointed ...

3/29/2013 3/29/2013

From H.S. Morais, Eminent Israelites of the Nineteenth Century. Sir Benjamin Samuel Phillips was born at London, England, on January 4th, 1811. He early engaged in commercial pursuits, displaying, at...

2/7/2009 3/8/2013

Samuel Pettigrew MP (b. - 1841)

Samuel Pettigrew served as Mayor of Pittsburgh from 1832 to 1836, his administration was marked by the industrialization of the city. Pittsburgh celebrated its newfound might by christening the first s...

3/7/2013 3/7/2013

Maj. Mordecai Myers MP (1776 - 1871)

Major Mordecai Myers: An American-Jewish Hero of the War of 1812 Major Mordecai Myers lived the most compelling life of any Jewish-American of his day. Born to impoverished immigrant parents, he sp...

1/20/2012 2/28/2013

Barton Myers MP (1853 - 1927)

Was Mayor of Norfolk, Virginia

2/21/2013 2/21/2013

Solomon de Leon Jacobs MP (1777 - 1827)

Was acting Mayor of Richmond, Virginia from 1818 to 1819. Solomon Jacobs Birth: 1775 Heidelberg Allegheny County Pennsylvania, USA Death: Oct. 30, 1827 Richmond Richmond City Virginia, USA ...

1/31/2013 1/31/2013

Marx Schoenberg MP (1833 - 1870)

"Marks Schaumberg", "Marks Schambers", "Marx Schonberg", "Marx Schomberg"

Marx Schoenberg was born in Bavaria abt 1833 and died on 8 November 1870 in Donaldsonville, Ascension Parish, Louisiana. Buried in Bikur Cholim Cemetery, Donaldsonville, Ascension Parish, Louisiana. Th...

5/2/2011 8/24/2012

Herman Nathan Myers MP (1847 - 1909)

Herman Myers was born on January 18, 1847 in Bavaria, Germany to Sigmund and Fannie Myers. As a child, he immigrated with his parents to Bath County, Virginia. He apprenticed under his father and lea...

12/13/2010 5/18/2012

Edward Aaron Cohen (c.1822–77), was born at London in 1822. The period 1833–1842 was apparently spent at Port Macquarie and Sydney. Edward and his nephew Henry Emanuel Cohen are the only two Cohens l...

1/26/2012 3/25/2012

Sir David Salomons , 1st Baronet (22 November 1797 – 18 July 1873) was a leading figure in the 19th century struggle for Jewish emancipation in the United Kingdom. He was the first Jewish Sheriff of th...

2/7/2009 3/21/2012

Adolph Sutro MP (1830 - 1898)

Adolph Heinrich Joseph Sutro was the 24th mayor of San Francisco, and first Jewish mayor. Click here to view Sutro's Wikipedia page . Click here to view Sutro's findagrave page . [ ædia_of_Americ...

2/16/2012 3/21/2012

Jerry Springer MP

"Jerry Springer"

Gerald Norman "Jerry" Springer (born February 13, 1944) is a British-born American television presenter, best known as host of the tabloid talk show The Jerry Springer Show since its debut in 1991. He ...

1/7/2012 3/21/2012

Robert Briscoe MP (1894 - 1969)


First Jewish Lord Mayor of Dublin Robert "Bob" Briscoe (25 September 1894 – 11 March 1969) was an Irish Fianna Fáil politician who served as a Teachta Dála (TD) in the Oireachtas (Irish parliament) f...

7/11/2009 3/21/2012

Edward Irving Koch MP (1924 - 2013)

"Ed", "Ed Koch"

Edward Irving Koch served three terms as Mayor of New York (1978-1989) and served in the United States House of Representatives (1969-1977). Edward I. Koch was elected the 105th Mayor of New York Cit...

8/10/2011 3/21/2012

Leon Irving Schneider MP (1903 - 1968)

Mayor of Gastonia, North Carolina, from 1954 to 1957

9/11/2009 3/21/2012

Sophie Masloff (Friedman) MP (1917 - 2014)

Listen to interview Sofie Masloff's Oral History Sophie Masloff (born December 23, 1917) is an American politician. A long-time member of the Democratic Party and civil servant, she was elected to ...

3/21/2012 3/21/2012

Emanuel Joshua (Mutt) Evans MP (1907 - 1997)

Emanuel J. "Mutt" Evans (May 2, 1907 – February 8, 1997)[1] was an American businessman and the first Jewish mayor of Durham, North Carolina. He served a then-record six terms from 1951-1963.* Refere...

9/11/2009 3/21/2012

Harold Lawrence Frankel MP (1917 - 2002)

Obituary: HAROLD L. FRANKEL, a major business and civic leader, who served as Mayor of Huntington for four terms, Sheriff and Treasurer of Cabell County for one term, and on Huntington City Council f...

5/29/2009 3/21/2012

Fiorello H. LaGuardia MP (1882 - 1947)

"the Little Flower"

Fiorello Henry LaGuardia @ find a grave ---------------------------------------------- Fiorello Henry LaGuardia, born Fiorello Enrico La Guardia was Mayor of New York for three terms from 1934 to 1...

11/13/2011 3/21/2012

Mayor Michael Rubens Bloomberg MP


New York, NY, United States

Michael Rubens Bloomberg (born February 14, 1942) is an American businessman, politician and philanthropist. Since 2002, he has been the Mayor of New York City and, with a net worth of $18.1 billion in...

9/24/2009 3/21/2012

Lazarus Bloomingdale MP (1847 - 1872)

Was the Mayor of Jefferson, Texas.

3/21/2012 3/21/2012