Barney Frank

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Birth Name: Barnett Frank

Date of Birth: Bayonne, New Jersey, U.S.

Place of Birth: March 31, 1940

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish

Barney Frank is an American politician. A member of the Democratic Party, he served as a Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Massachusetts, from January 3, 1981 to January 3, 2013.

Barney was born in Bayonne, New Jersey, the son of Elsie (Golush) and Samuel Frank.

Barney is married to Jim Ready.

Barney’s paternal grandparents were Polish Jews, from a small city in Northern Poland. Barney’s paternal grandmother’s name was Margaret.

Barney’s maternal grandparents were Banet “Benny” Golush and Anna. They were from a small town near Minsk, Belarus, and spoke Yiddish at home.


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