May 18, 1904 New York New York County (Manhattan) New York, USA
Mar. 7, 1986 West Palm Beach Palm Beach County Florida, USA
US Congressman, US Senator. Served as a Lieutenant Colonel in the Chemical Warfare Service during World War II. United States Representative from New York, 1947-1954; Attorney General of New York, 1954-1957; United States Senator from New York, 1957-1981. (bio by: Garver Graver)
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B"H. Senator Jacob K. Javits had you lived, today would have been your 111th birthday! As we say in Yiddish, "Biz ah hundredt und tsvonsik" (You should live "at least until a 120!." Unfortunately, you did not. Nevertheless, anyone who knew you or knew abo...(Read more) -
Richard D. Siegel Added: May. 18, 2015