Julius S. Berg (July 12, 1893 – July 20, 1938) was an American lawyer and politician from New York.
He was born on July 12, 1893, in Manhattan, New York City, the son of Morris Berg and Celia (Weinstein) Berg. He attended the public schools, and for one year New York University. He practiced law in New York City. On June 20, 1920, he married Rose Schram.
Berg was a member of the New York State Assembly (Bronx Co., 3rd D.) in 1923, 1924, 1925, 1926, 1927, 1928, 1929 and 1930. He was Commander-in-Chief of the Jewish War Veterans of the United States of America from 1928 to 1930.
On July 20, 1938, he committed suicide by shooting himself in his office at 1650 Broadway in Manhattan while a grand jury was going to hand down an indictment on 17 counts of grand larceny and embezzlement. His wife claimed that Berg shot himself because of ill health.
- Who's Who in American Jewry (1926; pg. 44)
- 25,000 JEWS MARCH IN PALESTINE PLEA in the New York Times on June 6, 1930 (subscription required)
- STATE SENATOR BERG KILLS SELF IN OFFICE in the Union-Sun and Journal, of Lockport, on July 20, 1938
- SENATOR BERG ENDS HIS LIFE BY A SHOT in the New York Times on July 21, 1938 (subscription required)
- SUICIDE OF BERG LAID TO ILL HEALTH in the New York Times on July 22, 1938 (subscription required)
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