Jacob K. Javits

U.S. Congressperson

1904 – 1986

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Who was Jacob K. Javits?

Jacob Koppel "Jake" Javits was a politician who served as a United States Senator from New York from 1957 to 1981. A liberal Republican, he was originally allied with Governor Nelson Rockefeller, fellow Senators Irving Ives and Kenneth Keating, and New York City Mayor John Lindsay.

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Born
May 18, 1904
New York City
Also known as
  • Jacob Javits
Spouses
Religion
  • Judaism
Ethnicity
  • Jewish people
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • New York University
  • New York University School of Law
  • Columbia University
Lived in
  • New York City
Died
Mar 7, 1986
West Palm Beach

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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