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Anton J. Cermak

Anton J. CermakAKA Anton Joseph Cermak

Born: 9-May-1873
Birthplace: Kladno, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary [1]
Died: 6-Mar-1933
Location of death: Miami, FL [2]
Cause of death: Assassination
Remains: Buried, Bohemian National Cemetery, Chicago, IL

Gender: Male
Religion: Protestant [3]
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Mayor of Chicago, assassinated in office

Assassinated by Giuseppe Zangara, who may have been aiming for Franklin D. Roosevelt.

[1] Emigrated to the United States with his family when he was one year old.

[2] Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Florida.

[3] Hussite. Cermak's wife was Roman Catholic.

Father: Anton Cermak, Sr. (coal miner)
Wife: Mary Horejs (d. 1928)
Daughter: Helen Kenlay
Daughter: Lillian Graham
Daughter: Ella Jirka

    Mayor of Chicago (9-Apr-1931 to 6-Mar-1933)
    Illinois State Official President, Cook County Board of Commissioners (1922-31)
    Chicago City Council (1912-18)
    Illinois State House of Representatives (1902-09)
    Shot (15-Feb-1933)
    Czech Ancestry

Is the subject of books:
Anton the Martyr, 1933, BY: H. K. Barnard
Boss Cermak of Chicago: A Study of Political Leadership, 1962, BY: Alex Gottfried

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