Abraham Jacob Multer
(1900 - 1986)
Abraham Jacob Multer was a Jewish Representative from New York in the United States Congress.
Multer (born December 24, 1900; died November 4, 1986) was born in New York City and attended the public schools
of Coney Island, N.Y., Boys High School, Brooklyn, N.Y., and evening
classes at City College of New York. He graduated from Brooklyn Law School in 1921
and was admitted to the
bar in 1923 and commenced practice in New York City. He served as special assistant
attorney general of New York State conventions from 1936 and to Democratic
National Conventions, 1960 and 1964. From 1943 to 1945, Multer served in United States Coast Guard.
In 1947, Multer served as special counsel to the mayor of New York City and was elected
as a Democrat to the Eightieth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by
the resignation of Leo F. Rayfiel. He was reelected to the Eighty-first and
to the nine succeeding Congresses and served from November 4, 1947,
until he resigned December 31, 1967, after having been elected a New York State Supreme
Court Justice on November 7, 1967. He served on the state Supreme Court from January 1, 1968,
to January 1, 1977.
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