Elected official, Government employees
(excluding military personnel)
in the Documenting Maine Jewry database

years shown are ones which the person was known
to be engaged in that industry

Occupational titles are as provided by the source; odd sounding titles are most likely those recorded by census takers

Bath
        title not known
Celia Povich z"l  US Coast Guard 1997   Povich Family biography in Risen, Jewels of Maine
Greater Augusta
        mayor
Roger Att Katz  City of Augusta, ME 2006-2010   Rabbi Susan Bulba Carvutto / https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roger_Katz
 
        Social Worker Harvey S NASECK z"l State of Maine Until 1996 Retired after 30 years   Rebecca Labbe (2014)
 
        State Senator Bennet David Katz Maine State Senate 1969-1970 / 1979 - 1980    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bennett_Katz
Roger Att Katz  Maine State Senate 2010 - to date (2017)   https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roger_Katz
Greater Bangor
        Coordinator
Edward L Allen z"l  Maine Department of Health and Welfare   Edward Allen's obituary
 
        Engineer Jerry Gotlieb Los Angeles Department of Water and Power 1964 to 1968    Jerry Gotlieb (2018)
 
        government employee George M Coen 1935    HainesMarriageRecords
 
        state senator Edward Stern z"l    BethIsraelBangor100
Greater Portland
        carrier with Post Office
Boris Blumenthal z"l   1930   1930PortlandCityDirectory
 
        Chair Herman S Gerrish z"l U.S.l District Court for the District of Maine 1936    The Universal Jewish Enclyopedia - on line
Herman S Gerrish z"l   1936   The Universal Jewish Enclyopedia - on line
 
        Director Albert ("Jim") Abrahamson z"l 1935 - 1939    The Universal Jewish Encyclopeida - on-line
 
        employee of Sidney Cox U S Treasury    George Alan Perry (email of 30 Jan 2011)
 
        Executive Director Albert ("Jim") Abrahamson z"l 1942    The Universal Jewish Encyclopeida - on-line
 
        government service Albert ("Jim") Abrahamson z"l 1934 - 1941    Ben Band
 
        Head of NY Office Harris Gleckman United Nations Conference on Trade and Development 2003 - 2005    self
 
        Hydraulic and Structural Engineer Isadore K Silverman z"l Bureau of Reclamation 1933    Sherri Quint (2018)
 
        Mayor Linda Abromson z"l Portland - City Council 1982-1983    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_mayors_of_Portland,_Maine
Esther Clenott z"l  City of Portland 1989-1990   https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_mayors_of_Portland,_Maine
James Irvin Cohen  City of Portland 2005- 2006   https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_mayors_of_Portland,_Maine
William B Troubh z"l  City of Portland 1974 - 1975 / 1983-1984 two terms  Troubh Heisler website (2017) / https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_mayors_of_Portland,_Maine
 
        member Max Louis Pinansky z"l Portland School Board (now 1124) 1932    The Universal Jewish Encyclopeida - on-line
Harry Taylor z"l  Maine House of Representatives 1904 - 1906   The Universal Jewish Encyclopeida - on-line
 
        Portland City Major Graham Watt Jewish Home for the Aged / Moshav Zekeinim 1962    Jewish Home Cornerstone Ceremony
 
        Senator Max Louis Pinansky z"l Maine State Senate 1934 - 1936    The Universal Jewish Encyclopeida - on-line
 
        Senior Staff Harris Gleckman UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs 2000-2002    self
 
        tax assessor Louis Kaplan z"l 1901    The Universal Jewish Encyclopeida - on-line
 
        title not known Solomon Kessler z"l U.S. Postal Service retired in 1984   Sherri Quint (2018)
 
        US Commissioner for Maine Jacob H Berman z"l 1925 - 1929    Ben Band
 
        US Immigration Service Herman Cohen 1930    1930PortlandCityDirectory
Greater Waterville
        legislative assistant and clerk
Eliot R Cutler  Office of Senator Ed Muskie   Interview of Eliot Cutler (Mitchell Collection, Bowdoin)
 
        senior staff Eliot R Cutler White House - OMB Carter Administration    Interview of Eliot Cutler (Mitchell Collection, Bowdoin)
Lewiston Auburn area
        candidate
Lena M Rubinoff z"l  Lewiston School Board 1930 first Lewiston Jewish woman to seek a political office   Story of the Jews in Lewiston and Auburn
 
        elected Harris Meyer Isaacson z"l Lewiston School Board 1930    Story of the Jews in Lewiston and Auburn
 
        Employee Nathan Bloom z"l Maine State Highway Commission 1955    1955 Zelch

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