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Multer, Abraham J. (Abraham Jacob), 1900-1986

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Personal name headingMulter, Abraham J. (Abraham Jacob), 1900-1986
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Variant(s)Multer, Abraham J. (Abraham Jacob), 1900-1996
LocatedWest Hartford (Conn.)
Birth date1900-12-24
Death date1986-11-04
Place of birthNew York (N.Y.)
Place of deathWest Hartford (Conn.)
AffiliationUnited States. Congress. House
Profession or occupationLegislator
Found inNUCMC data from Amer. Jewish Archives for His Papers, 1947-1967 (Multer, Abraham J. (1900-1986); Abraham Jacob Multer; U.S. congressman from N.Y.)
Biog. dir. of the U.S. Congress, viewed online, Mar. 24, 2017 (MULTER, Abraham Jacob, a Representative from New York; born in New York City, December 24, 1900; attended the public schools of Coney Island, N.Y., Boys' High School, Brooklyn, N.Y., and evening classes at City College of New York; Brooklyn Law School, LL.B., 1921 and LL.M., 1922; Yeshiva University, LL.D., 1963; was admitted to the bar in 1923 and commenced practice in New York City; special assistant attorney general of New York State conventions since 1936 and to Democratic National Conventions, 1960 and 1964; served in United States Coast Guard, 1943-1945; special counsel to the mayor, New York City, 1947; elected as a Democrat to the Eightieth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Leo F. Rayfiel; reelected to the Eighty-first and to the nine succeeding Congresses and served from Nov. 4, 1947, until he resigned Dec. 31, 1967; elected a New York State Supreme Court Justice on Nov. 7, 1967, and served from Jan. 1, 1968, to Jan. 1, 1977; special referee, Brooklyn Appellate Division, 1979-1984; was a resident of Brooklyn; moved to West Hartford, Conn., and lived there until his death on Nov. 4, 1986; interment in Beth Moses Cemetery, Farmingdale, N.Y.)