Jose Peralta

 

 

Age: 47

 

Summary: U.S. senator from New York State who represented parts of Queens and was the first Dominican-American elected to the state's Senate, who served there for eight years after a previous eight in the state Assembly and recently lost a primary to Jessica Ramos, who takes office in January 2019.

 

 

Cause of Death: Septic shock

 

Born: November 10, 1971

 

Died: November 21, 2018

 

Location: Queens, New York