Date and Place of Birth   
December 17, 1866 in a peasant family 
Marijampolė county, Sasnava rural district, Selema Būda village

Married Joana Pavalkytė in 1896, sons Jurgis and Kazys, daughter Gražina. Wife and daughter killed brutally by looting soldiers in Kislovodsk in 1918
Married Kristina Arsaitė in 1927, son Liūtas

Professional Qualifications                   
Doctor, Moscow University, Faculty of Medicine, 1887–1893

Political, Public, Professional and Cultural Engagement 
Active participant of the national revival movement; wrote for and edited a number of periodicals
Member of Voronez Supreme Council of Lithuania in Russia and the Chairman of the Council, 1917
Head of Lithuanian Repatriation Commission, 1919
Member of the Constituent Seimas, 1920
Head of the 6th Cabinet, 1920–1922
Member of all four Seimas up to December 17, 1926
Head of Health and Sanity Division of Kaunas Municipality from 1922; returned to this position after Coup d’État in 1926, and worked there until 1935
Member of various medical organizations; wrote many articles on medicine and diseases

Party Membership 
Founder and member of Lithuanian Democratic Party, 1902–1905
Member of Lithuanian Social Popular Democratic Party, 1920–1922
Member of Lithuanian Peasant Popular Union, 1922–1936

In Presidential Office      

June 8, 1926 – December 17, 1926 Coup d’État

After Term of Office
Withdrew from active political life after December 17, 1926 Coup d’État
Moved West in 1944 
Died in Chicago on June 4, 1950 
Ashes returned to Lithuania and buried in his home town in 1994