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Valdis W. Pavlovskis Edit Profile

minister of Defense

Valdis W. Pavlovskis, Latvian minister of defense. Captain United States Marine Corps, 1958-1968. Member American Latvian Association (director public information 1985-1988, president 1988-1992), World Federation Free Latvians (vice president 1989-1993), Baltic American Freedom League (director, president 1983-1985), Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion.

Background

Pavlovskis, Valdis W. was born on April 29, 1934 in Riga, Latvia. Son of Valdemars and Cecilia Pavlovskis.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Social Studies, Portland (Oregon) State University, 1958. Master in Urban Planning, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, 1972.

Career

Assistant planner City of Azusa, California, 1972-1973. Principal planner City of Santa Monica, 1972-1981, City of South Gate, 1981-1992. Deputy minister defense Republic of Latvia, Riga, 1992-1993, minister of defense, 1993-2001.

Member parliament Parliament Republican of Latvia, Riga, 1993.

Membership

Captain United States Marine Corps, 1958-1968. Member American Latvian Association (director public information 1985-1988, president 1988-1992), World Federation Free Latvians (vice president 1989-1993), Baltic American Freedom League (director, president 1983-1985), Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion.

Connections

Married Dace S. Bremanis, 1985.

father:
Valdemars Pavlovskis

mother:
Cecilia Pavlovskis

spouse:
Dace S. Bremanis