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Mayoral Hopeful Bill de Blasio Has Had Three Different Legal Names, Court Records Show
New York Daily News ^ | Sept. 23, 2013 | Greg B. Smith

Posted on 09/23/2013 3:20:08 PM PDT by justiceseeker93

The mayoral candidate who often calls New York a “tale of two cities” has a personal tale of three names.

Most New Yorkers have come to know Bill de Blasio as the Democratic candidate with the affable family, including a teenage son who has been featured in campaign ads.

Left unsaid in the candidate’s official biography is that Bill de Blasio is his third legal name.

The man who could become the city’s 109th mayor was born Warren Wilhelm Jr. on May 8, 1961, in Manhattan, his birth certificate shows.

In 1983, fresh out of New York University, he petitioned a Manhattan judge to formally change his name to Warren de Blasio-Wilhelm, according to legal records.

And in December 2001 he petitioned a judge in Brooklyn to formally change his name again, this time to Bill de Blasio.

In recent years the candidate has, at times, talked about the evolution of his name, saying it reflected a personal journey that involved his parents’ divorce and an identification with his mother’s family, the de Blasios.

A Daily News examination of court records and other public documents provided new details of this evolution. However, the de Blasio campaign declined to answer a series of questions submitted by The News about the name changes. The News also contacted de Blasio’s older brother, Steven Wilhelm, 65, a journalist in Seattle, to ask about his sibling’s identities. “I need to check with the campaign,” Wilhelm said.


TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: New York
KEYWORDS: deblasio; deceit; namechanges; newyorkcity
Name changes are very common in the hard left leadership tradition. Just think Lenin, Stalin, Tito, and the current occupant of the White House, for starters.

Obviously, as far as De Blasio is concerned, much better politically in New York City to come across as an Italian than a German named "Wilhelm." Nonetheless, the "Bill" is undoubtedly a remnant of the original "Wilhelm." Not too sure about how strong his alleged Italian roots really are, though.

1 posted on 09/23/2013 3:20:08 PM PDT by justiceseeker93
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To: justiceseeker93

the First Impostor has had many names, many citizenships,
many SS numbers, many fake documents and not one real,
many lies, much treason, and not one gram of accountability.


2 posted on 09/23/2013 3:22:03 PM PDT by Diogenesis
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To: justiceseeker93
surprised it didn't take it's wife's last name...
3 posted on 09/23/2013 3:22:44 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: justiceseeker93

OK, So? We should be getting used to such multiple identities of our elected officials, just look at Barry, or whatever his name is.


4 posted on 09/23/2013 3:23:34 PM PDT by ThePatriotsFlag (Obamacare will be a success when "I" am exempted!)
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To: justiceseeker93

Took the words out of my mouth. The many names that Ulyanov, Djugashvili and Bronstein went through before they settled on Lenin, Stalin and Trotsky were remarkable.


5 posted on 09/23/2013 3:25:11 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: justiceseeker93

And don’t forget Hillary Rodham-Clinton.


6 posted on 09/23/2013 3:27:33 PM PDT by kaehurowing
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To: ml/nj; Liz; Free ThinkerNY; NYC GOP Chick; StatenIsland; dervish; ari-freedom; NYC Republican; ...

Ping!!!


7 posted on 09/23/2013 3:33:52 PM PDT by justiceseeker93
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To: justiceseeker93

Carlos Danger was already taken.....


8 posted on 09/23/2013 3:37:30 PM PDT by clintonh8r (Don't twerk me, Bro!)
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To: justiceseeker93

Is one of them Bill de Danger?


9 posted on 09/23/2013 3:39:14 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: justiceseeker93; Revolting cat!

Is one of them Carlos Danger?


10 posted on 09/23/2013 3:41:44 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: GeronL

11 posted on 09/23/2013 3:44:20 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: Diogenesis; Chode; Olog-hai; ThePatriotsFlag; kaehurowing; Political Junkie Too; ml/nj; All
All this calculated name changing by leftist political figures and wannabes largely amounts to deception aimed primarily at "low information" types who are confused enough as is.
12 posted on 09/23/2013 3:46:24 PM PDT by justiceseeker93
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To: a fool in paradise

lol


13 posted on 09/23/2013 3:46:28 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: Olog-hai

Dinna forget schicklgruber.


14 posted on 09/23/2013 3:55:00 PM PDT by MestaMachine (My caps work, You gotta earn them.)
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To: justiceseeker93
100%
15 posted on 09/23/2013 3:57:01 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: justiceseeker93

Probably voted in each of the names like a good DemocRAT.


16 posted on 09/23/2013 4:02:12 PM PDT by Kenny500c
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To: Olog-hai; justiceseeker93

Lest we forget - Soetoro, Dunham, 0bama - did I miss any?


17 posted on 09/23/2013 4:12:33 PM PDT by Hardastarboard (Buck Off, Bronco Bama)
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To: justiceseeker93
Hey, look, knock it off. He means well.

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18 posted on 09/23/2013 4:27:47 PM PDT by lentulusgracchus
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To: justiceseeker93
Kaiser Wilhelm?


19 posted on 09/23/2013 4:35:21 PM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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Kaiser Wilhelm?

Who knows, could it be that the man currently named "Bill DiBlasio" is descended from German royalty? If you have ambitions of running for public office as a far leftist, it's best to disguise that as much as possible. That would be a good reason in and of itself for a name change.

20 posted on 09/23/2013 4:44:52 PM PDT by justiceseeker93
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To: justiceseeker93

Bill Brasky was a son of a bitch.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y5JiH5DUZ_o


21 posted on 09/23/2013 6:54:56 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican (".....Barrack, and the horse Mohammed rode in on.")
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To: Chode

Heard his nickname for her is “Peg”...


22 posted on 09/23/2013 7:37:43 PM PDT by Yehuda (Pres Obortion, Sen.McAnus, & Hillary Rotten Clinton all kiss the *ss of the muslim brotherhood.)
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To: Yehuda
heh heh heh...
23 posted on 09/23/2013 7:50:53 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: justiceseeker93
In recent years the candidate has, at times, talked about the evolution of his name, saying it reflected a personal journey that involved his parents’ divorce and an identification with his mother’s family, the de Blasios.

This loser sounds a lot like recently termed out leftist Los Angeles mayor Tony Villar. Oops, I mean Antonio Villariagosa. Combining his wife's name with his... Only to see her divorce his ass after his fling with a news babette.

24 posted on 09/23/2013 8:22:33 PM PDT by broken_clock (Do it Sarah! Cut the ties that bind.)
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To: Yehuda

The bad news is she will lead the charge to teach it in NYC public elementary schools...

/vomit...


25 posted on 09/23/2013 8:48:39 PM PDT by Yehuda (Pres Obortion, Sen.McAnus, & Hillary Rotten Clinton all kiss the *ss of the muslim brotherhood.)
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To: Hardastarboard
Soetoro, Dunham, 0bama - did I miss any?

Barry Soetero, Steve Dunham, Sobarkah, Hussein

26 posted on 09/23/2013 9:00:06 PM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Hey RATS! Control your murdering FREAKS!)
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To: justiceseeker93; dfwgator; GeronL; fieldmarshaldj; GOPsterinMA; BillyBoy; AuH2ORepublican; Sun; ...

This just in, Bill De Blasio has always been the late actress Bea Arthur in drag, she faked her death to devote herself full time to De Blasio’s career.

Afro kid is a test tube baby, the sperm donor was Julius Erving.


27 posted on 09/23/2013 11:47:19 PM PDT by Impy (RED=COMMUNIST, NOT REPUBLICAN)
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To: Impy
I'm convinced Bill DeBlasio and Michael Jackson accidentally swapped their kids at birth. It makes sense:



28 posted on 09/24/2013 12:17:32 AM PDT by BillyBoy (Liz Cheney's family supports gay marriage. Do you?)
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To: Impy

hahaha


29 posted on 09/24/2013 12:26:03 AM PDT by GeronL
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To: BillyBoy; fieldmarshaldj; GOPsterinMA; NFHale

Paris kind has that Rashida Jones look.

Still, I’d figure on her looking a little Blacker if she really was Jackson’s kid. Maybe he bleached his DNA too.

Assuming of course he wasn’t killed and replaced by a space alien in the 80’s .


30 posted on 09/24/2013 12:42:32 AM PDT by Impy (RED=COMMUNIST, NOT REPUBLICAN)
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To: ROCKLOBSTER

Come to think of it, given this site’s obsession with “Breaking Bad” I should have added “Heisenberg”.


31 posted on 09/24/2013 4:23:45 AM PDT by Hardastarboard (Buck Off, Bronco Bama)
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To: justiceseeker93

I think he deserves to be pilloried for his politics, rather than this.


32 posted on 09/24/2013 4:31:51 AM PDT by OldNewYork (Biden '13. Impeach now.)
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I think he deserves to be pilloried for his politics, rather than this.

Yeah, this smacks of desperation.

It's not like we can't find anything to oppose in his politics. Better to focus on that than get caught up in trivial nonsense.
33 posted on 09/24/2013 9:13:48 AM PDT by highball ("I never should have switched from scotch to martinis." -- the last words of Humphrey Bogart)
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I think he deserves to be pilloried for his politics, rather than this.

But this name changing is politics, too, just as much as DeBlasio's prominent display of his two "black" children.

If you want to get elected to citywide office in NYC, you're much better off with an Italian sounding surname than a German sounding one. Aside from that, the name changes may have concealed some things in his background under a former name that he might wish to kept under wraps.

Radicals have a knack for this kind of political gamesmanship. Assisted by the acquiescence of the MSM, the ignorant masses are all too often duped by it.

34 posted on 09/24/2013 9:48:14 AM PDT by justiceseeker93
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Yeah, this smacks of desperation.

Desperation on the part of whom?

This article was written by a left-leaning rag, the New York Daily News. Doesn't seem that DeBlasio's GOP opponent, Joe Lhota, whose name is conspicuously absent in the article, discovered the name changes and called them to their attention.

With DeBlasio supposedly having a large lead, Lhota needs something of a bombshell to shake up the race. This can be a springboard for him if he can connect the name changes to a larger pattern of deceit on the part of his opponent.

35 posted on 09/24/2013 10:31:27 AM PDT by justiceseeker93
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To: justiceseeker93

The Italians in Staten Island didn’t go for de Blasio. Little map in the WSJ told me. Gee, wonder why.


36 posted on 09/24/2013 11:01:43 AM PDT by firebrand
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To: highball

New York Times had a front-page story about de Blasio’s far-left-wing roots, couple of days ago.

He’s a deceiver in more ways than one. Immediately started talking about crime the minute the primary was over, after trashing the cops all through the campaign.

Watch out for him.


37 posted on 09/24/2013 11:09:03 AM PDT by firebrand
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To: justiceseeker93; firebrand; rmlew

Anyone know anything about who is running Lhota’s campaign?

We should be seeing something positive every day about Lhota, at least in the NY Post if not in the rest of the dailies... not just slams against deblasio...

http://nypost.com/?s=lhota


38 posted on 09/24/2013 11:28:29 AM PDT by Yehuda (Pres Obortion, Sen.McAnus, & Hillary Rotten Clinton all kiss the *ss of the muslim brotherhood.)
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To: Impy
Rashida Jones is pretty caucasian looking for someone who is half black. Usually the reverse is true (half white people who look entirely black). Although I never knew Mariah Carey was half black until she had been famous for like 10 years. For some reason, my photo of Michael Jackson didn't appear in my post, even though it was showing when I previewed the post. Let's try it again: compare Jacko in the late 70s to De Blasio's son now.


39 posted on 09/24/2013 1:48:32 PM PDT by BillyBoy (Liz Cheney's family supports gay marriage. Do you?)
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To: justiceseeker93; highball

“But this name changing is politics, too...”

I think you’re right that name-changing can be political, but I don’t see his name change as anything but what he claims it to be, that he was closer to his mother’s family, who raised him, than to his father, who he says was distant and troubled from his war experiences. There might be a connection between that feeling for his father and his politics, but it seems to me that’s in the realm of murky psychological guesswork, and there is so much to question him on in his public statements and political stances that there wouldn’t ever need to be a reason to go there.

“If you want to get elected to citywide office in NYC, you’re much better off with an Italian sounding surname than a German sounding one.”

An Italian surname in New York may be better politically, at least as far as votes from some constituencies, but not all. Blacks and many Hispanics, for instance, don’t always have positive feelings for Italian-American New Yorkers, in my experience, and they’re a large part of the city. And I really don’t see a political plan behind his name change, just what he says it was. It pays to be vigilant though, as you’re being. I think those resources are better spent reviewing his public life rather than his private life though.


40 posted on 09/24/2013 3:00:49 PM PDT by OldNewYork (Biden '13. Impeach now.)
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To: justiceseeker93

What about him being a card carrying Communist?


41 posted on 09/24/2013 6:03:43 PM PDT by alice_in_bubbaland (When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes mandatory ... Thomas Jefferson)
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To: justiceseeker93

New New York motto: Welcome to Detroit


42 posted on 09/24/2013 7:55:37 PM PDT by RightGeek (FUBO and the donkey you rode in on)
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What about him being a card carrying Communist?

We know he's on the far left, but to say he literally carries a Communist Party card may be difficult to prove.

I would suppose that there are still Commie organizations operating in the USA today, but are they still issuing membership cards?

43 posted on 09/24/2013 8:05:59 PM PDT by justiceseeker93
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To: RightGeek; All
New New York motto: Welcome to Detroit

You're not the first on FR to say that, and there's some truth to it. New York could sink to the current level of Detroit under ultra-left city administration (even further left than the Bloomberg regime), but it would take a number of decades, just as it took Detroit.

44 posted on 09/24/2013 9:25:17 PM PDT by justiceseeker93
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To: BillyBoy

Earth, Wind and Fire called, they want their 70’s-era afro wigs back.


45 posted on 09/24/2013 9:37:48 PM PDT by Impala64ssa (You call me an islamophobe like it's a bad thing.)
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To: BillyBoy

There is quite a resemblance.

The kid definitely has a lot white in him though. Mom is fairly dark skinned.


46 posted on 09/24/2013 10:53:33 PM PDT by Impy (RED=COMMUNIST, NOT REPUBLICAN)
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To: justiceseeker93

If de Blasio doesn’t have one, they must not be issuing them any more.


47 posted on 09/25/2013 11:40:13 AM PDT by firebrand
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To: Impy; BillyBoy; fieldmarshaldj; NFHale

Rashida Jones: Not gorgeous, but she’s got “it”, to me, at least.


48 posted on 09/25/2013 6:36:14 PM PDT by GOPsterinMA (Time to musk up.)
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To: justiceseeker93

do know that DeBlasio is his mother’s surname. His birth dad I think had a German sounding name—but dad was absent, or an alcoholic or something-—third name? clueless!


49 posted on 09/27/2013 12:52:08 PM PDT by brooklyn dave (no new world odor---screw the Borg)
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