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Vera Katz

AKA Vera Pistrak

Born: 3-Aug-1933
Birthplace: Düsseldorf, Germany
Died: 11-Dec-2017
Location of death: Portland, OR
Cause of death: Kidney failure
Remains: Buried, Beth Israel Cemetery, Portland, OR

Gender: Female
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Mayor of Portland Oregon, 1993-2005

Father: Lazar Pistrak
Mother: Raissa Goodman
Husband: Mel Katz (artist, div. 1985, one son)
Son: Jesse

    High School: Julia Richman High School, New York, NY
    University: BA, Brooklyn College (1955)
    University: MA, Brooklyn College (1957)

    Mayor of Portland, OR (1993-2005)
    Oregon State House of Representatives (1973-90, as Speaker, 1985-90)
    Naturalized US Citizen
    Hysterectomy 2004
    Risk Factors: Breast Cancer, Uterine Cancer

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