Ruth Bader Ginsburg

by follers on April 28, 2015

Birth Name: Ruth Joan Bader

Place of Birth: Brooklyn, New York City, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: March 15, 1933

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish

Ruth Bader Ginsburg has served as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, since August 10, 1993. She was previously a Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, from June 30, 1980 to August 10, 1993.

Her father, Nathan Bader, was a Russian Jewish immigrant, born in Podolsk. Her mother, Celia (Amster), was born in New York, to Polish Jewish parents.

Justice Ginsburg’s paternal grandparents were Samuel “Sam” Bader and Ida Milstein.

Justice Ginsburg’s maternal grandparents were Joseph Amster and Rose Dick.

Sources: Genealogy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg –

Justice Ginsburg’s parents on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Photo: “Ruth Bader Ginsburg official SCOTUS portrait” by Steve Petteway, Collection of the Supreme Court of the United States – Ruth Bader Ginsburg – The Oyez Project. Licensed under Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons.

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