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  • ID: I514357
  • Name: Leo Frederick RAYFIEL
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 22 MAR 1888 in New York, NY
  • GRAD: 1908 New York University Law School
  • Event: Elected New York State Assembly BET 1939 AND 1944
  • Event: Elected Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New York BET 3 JAN 1945 AND 13 SEP 1947
  • Death: 18 NOV 1978 in Wayne, Passaic Co., NJ
  • Burial: Wellwood Cem., Farmingdale, Suffolk Co., NY
  • Note:
    RAYFIEL, Leo Frederick, a Representative from New York; born in New York City, March 22, 1888; attended the grade and high schools; was graduated from the New York University Law School in 1908; was admitted to the bar in 1918 and commenced practice in Brooklyn, N.Y.; member of the New York State assembly 1939-1944; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-ninth Congress; reelected to the Eightieth Congress and served from January 3, 1945, until his resignation on September 13, 1947, having been appointed a judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York, in which capacity he served until his death; died in Wayne, N.J., November 18, 1978; interment in Wellward Cemetery, Farmingdale, N.Y.
    --- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress




    Father: Heyman RAYFIEL b: JAN 1866 in Austria
    Mother: Annie b: OCT 1865 in Russia

    Marriage 1 Flora MARKS b: 1890 in New York
      Children
      1. Has No Children Robert RAYFIEL
      2. Has Children David RAYFIEL b: 9 SEP 1923 in Brooklyn, Kings Co., NY
      3. Has No Children Howard RAYFIEL

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