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Albert Dekker


Date Party Office Votes Result
11-07-1944 Democratic AD-57 28965 Win

Candidate Biography:

Albert Van Ecke
Born: December 20, 1905 in Brooklyn, New York
Married: Esther Guirini (in 1929)
Children: two sons (including Jan) and a daughter
Died: May 5, 1968 in Hollywood, CA

  • SUICIDE: Dekker's body was found in the shower at his appartment, having hung himself. (LINK)
  • Silver Screen: Dekker was an actor who appeared in 76 movies and on 30 TV shows.
  • This individual has a Hollywood Star.

Source: California Blue Book (1946)
Source: IMDB Biography