Birth Name: Gregory A. Rucka
Place of Birth: San Francisco, California, United States
Date of Birth: November 29, 1969
Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish
Greg Rucka is an American comic book writer and novelist.
Greg is the son of Corrina J. “Corry” (Schnitzer/Schnitze) and Noel/Noel Michael Rucka. Greg’s parents were Jewish.
Greg’s paternal grandparents were Arthur “Art” Rucka and Nettie L. Arthur was born in Czechoslovakia.
Greg’s maternal grandfather was Bernard/Bernad Schnitzer (the son of Benjamin “Benny” Schnitzer and Jeanetta “Jenny” Rosenthal). Benjamin was from Hungary. Jeanetta was from Austria.
Greg’s maternal grandmother was Mary Breitbart (the daughter of Hersch/Harry Breitbart and Bessie). Mary was born in Austria. Hersch was born in either Austria or Kozova, Ternopil Oblast, Ukraine, the son of Bernard Shimon Dov Breitbart.
Sources: Genealogy of Greg Rucka (focusing on his mother’s side) – http://www.geni.com
Birth record of Greg Rucka – http://www.familysearch.org
Marriage record of Greg’s parents – http://www.familysearch.org
Obituary of Greg’s father – http://www.legacy.com
Death record of Greg’s paternal grandfather – http://www.familysearch.org
Greg’s maternal grandfather on the 1920 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org
Greg’s maternal grandmother on the 1930 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org