Abraham A. Ribicoff

Abraham A. Ribicoff

Born: April 4, 1910

Died: February 22, 1998

Nationality: United States of America

Occupation: lawyer,politician,member,administrator

Biography: Abraham Alexander Ribicoff (April 9, 1910 – February 22, 1998) was an American Democratic Party politician. He served in the United States Congress, as the 80th Governor of Connecticut and as President John F. Kennedy's Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare. He was Connecticut's first and to date only Jewish governor.