Ralph M. Paiewonsky

Gov. Ralph M. Paiewonsky

Virgin Islands

Term(s)
January 1, 1961 - July 1, 1969

Born
November 9, 1907

Passed
November 19, 1991

Party
Democrat

School(s)
New York University

Birth State
Virgin Islands

Family:
Married, two children

BIO

RALPH M. PAIEWONSKY was born in Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, Virgin Islands on November 9, 1907. He graduated from New York University. He served on the Municipal Council of St. Thomas and St. John from 1936-46. Paiwonsky was appointed Governor to the Virgin Islands by the President in 1961 and served until 1969.

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