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Jerry Rubin

Peace and Freedom

Picture of Jerry Rubin
Cincinnati Post
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-05-1974 Peace and Freedom CD-27 5706 Loss

Candidate Biography:

Born: July 14, 1938 in Cincinnati, Ohio
Married: Marissa
Child: One daughter
Died: November 28, 1994 in Los Angeles, CA

1965: Founder, Vietnam Day Committee
1966: Candidate for Mayor of Berkeley (Lost)

  • Legal Troubles: In 1969, Rubin was indicted for leading anti-war protests at the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago. The California members of the "Chicago Eight" were Tom Hayden, and Bobby Seale.
  • On November 14, 1994, Rubin was struck and fatally injured by a car while jaywalking in Los Angeles, California. He died two weeks later.

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