10 Facts About Anastasy Vonsiatsky


Anastasy Vonsiatsky became a naturalized American citizen while leading a splinter far-right organization, the Russian National Revolutionary Labor and Workers Peasant Party of Fascists.

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Anastasy Vonsiatsky Andreyevich Vonsyatsky was born in Warsaw, Poland.

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Anastasy Vonsiatsky's father, Andrei Nikolaevich, was an army officer assassinated at a Radom office of the Imperial Gendarmes by a Polish revolutionary in 1910.

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Anastasy Vonsiatsky was imprisoned at the United States Medical Center for Federal Prisoners in Springfield, Missouri.

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Anastasy Vonsiatsky authored a book entitled Rasplata about World War II, where "he accused the Japanese government, Franklin D Roosevelt, and his personal nemesis, Thomas J Dodd, of hampering the anti-Soviet cause".

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On February 4, 1922, still married to Lyuba, Vonsiatsky married Marion Buckingham Ream, the daughter of businessman Norman B Ream, and a multi-millionaire heiress by the time they married.

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Anastasy Vonsiatsky became a naturalized citizen of the United States in the Superior Court of Windham County, Putnam, Connecticut, on September 30, 1927, after Marion appealed to Secretary of State Charles Evans Hughes.

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Two months after his second marriage, he was accused of bigamy by his legal wife Lyuba; in November 1922, nine months after Anastasy Vonsiatsky become a bigamist, the US federal government and the Russian Orthodox Church granted him an annulment of the marriage to Lyuba.

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Anastasy Vonsiatsky separated from Ream and started a romantic relationship with Edith Priscilla Royster in 1948.

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Anastasy Vonsiatsky's body was interred at West Thompson Cemetery in Thompson, Connecticut.

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