Past Elected Officials with Turkish Connections

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Rep. Ilena Ros-Lehtinen

(R-Florida/27th District)Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen’s grandparents were born in Turkey. Congresswoman Ros-Lehtinen serves in the U.S. House of Representatives and is a member of the Congressional Caucus on U.S.-Turkey Relations and Turkish Americans. ros-lehtinen.house.gov

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(D-11th District/Baltimore County)Delegate Dan Morhaim’s grandfather, James Morhaim, was born in Luleburgaz. Dr. Morhaim serves in the Maryland House of Delegates. www.drdanmorhaim.com

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Dr. Adil T. Baguirov

Adil T. Baguirov is an at-large member on the Dayton Board of Education in Dayton, Ohio where he serves as the Chairman of the Technology Steering Committee. Baguirov is married to a Turkish American and is a native of Azerbaijan. He is also the Co-Founder of the U.S. Azeris Network and the Karabakh Foundation.