Abraham A. Ribicoff Quotes

My father was a factory worker, and we were really poor. But everything I earned peddling papers and working in stores, he made me put aside for education.

 
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Abraham A. Ribicoff
Abraham A. Ribicoff
  • Born: April 9, 1910
  • Died: February 22, 1998
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Politician

Abraham Alexander Ribicoff 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.