Ribicoff, Abraham A.

(b. 1910)
   US politician. The son of a poor Polish immigrant, Ribicoff established a successful law practice in Hartford, Connecticut, before entering Democratic politics. He was a member of the House of Representatives (1948–52), governor of Connecticut (1954–60), secretary of health, education and welfare in the cabinet of President Kennedy (1960–2), and US senator (from 1962). He gained national status for his balanced and practical approach to reforms in such fields as social welfare, medicare, minority rights and urban needs. He was a champion of Jewish rights in the Soviet Union and elsewhere, and of support for Israel.

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  • RIBICOFF, ABRAHAM A. — RIBICOFF, ABRAHAM A. (1910–1998), U.S. politician. Ribicoff was born in New Britain, Connecticut, the son of a poor Polish immigrant factory worker. After working his way through school and college, Ribicoff won a scholarship to the University of …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Ribicoff, Abraham — (b. 1910)    American politician. The son of a Polish immigrant, he established a law practice in Hartford, Connecticut, and later became a member of the House of Representatives, governor of Connecticut, secretary of health, education and… …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

  • Ribicoff, Abraham Alexander — ▪ 1999       American politician who served as a U.S. representative, governor of Connecticut, secretary of health, education, and welfare, and U.S. senator but was best remembered by many for the reaction that he provoked from Chicago s Mayor… …   Universalium

  • Abraham Alexander Ribicoff — Abraham A. Ribicoff Abraham Alexander Ribicoff (* 9. April 1910 in New Britain, Connecticut; † 22. Februar 1998 in New York City) war ein US amerikanischer Politiker (Demokratische Partei). Er gehörte dem …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Abraham Ribicoff — Abraham A. Ribicoff Abraham Alexander Ribicoff (* 9. April 1910 in New Britain, Connecticut; † 22. Februar 1998 in New York City) war ein US amerikanischer Politiker (Demokratische Partei). Er gehörte dem …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Ribicoff — Abraham A. Ribicoff Abraham Alexander Ribicoff (* 9. April 1910 in New Britain, Connecticut; † 22. Februar 1998 in New York City) war ein US amerikanischer Politiker (Demokratische Partei). Er gehörte dem …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Abraham A. Ribicoff — Abraham Alexander Ribicoff (* 9. April 1910 in New Britain, Connecticut; † 22. Februar 1998 in New York City) war ein US amerikanischer Politiker (Demokratische Partei). Er gehörte dem Kabinett von Präsident John F. Kennedy als …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Abraham Alexander Ribicoff — Abraham A. Ribicoff Abraham Alexander Ribicoff (9 avril 1910 – 22 février 1998) était un home politique américain, membre du Parti démocrate, gouverneur du Connecticut de 1956 à 1961, secrétaire à la santé dans le gouvernement de John F. Kennedy… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Abraham A. Ribicoff — Infobox Senator | name=Abraham Alexander Ribicoff nationality=American jr/sr=United States Senator state=Connecticut party=Democratic term=January 3, 1963 mdash;January 3, 1981 alongside= preceded=Prescott Bush succeeded=Christopher Dodd order2=… …   Wikipedia

  • Abraham A. Ribicoff — Abraham Alexander Ribicoff (9 avril 1910 – 22 février 1998) est un homme politique américain, membre du Parti démocrate, gouverneur du Connecticut de 1956 à 1961, secrétaire à la santé dans le gouvernement de John F. Kennedy de 1961 à 1963 et… …   Wikipédia en Français

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