Abraham J. Multer

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Abraham J. Multer
Abraham J. Multer.jpg
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 13th district
In office
January 3, 1953 – December 31, 1967
Preceded byDonald L. O'Toole
Succeeded byBertram L. Podell
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 14th district
In office
November 4, 1947 – January 3, 1953
Preceded byLeo F. Rayfiel
Succeeded byJohn J. Rooney
Personal details
Abraham Jacob Multer

(1900-12-24)December 24, 1900
New York City, New York
DiedNovember 4, 1986(1986-11-04) (aged 85)
West Hartford, Connecticut
Resting placeBeth Moses Cemetery, West Babylon, New York
Political partyDemocratic
Alma materCity College of New York
Brooklyn Law School

Abraham Jacob Multer (December 24, 1900 – November 4, 1986) was a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives from New York. Born in New York City, he graduated from City College of New York in 1921 and Brooklyn Law School in 1922. He served in the United States Coast Guard from 1943 until 1945. He was elected to Congress in 1947 to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Leo F. Rayfiel and served from November 4, 1947, until his resignation on December 31, 1967 after election to the New York Supreme Court on November 7, 1967, where he served from January 1, 1968, until January 1, 1977. He then served as special referee in the Brooklyn Appellate Division, from 1979-1984. He died in West Hartford, Connecticut.

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  • United States Congress. "Abraham J. Multer (id: M001074)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved on 2009-03-12

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Leo F. Rayfiel
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 14th congressional district

Succeeded by
John J. Rooney
Preceded by
Donald L. O'Toole
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 13th congressional district

Succeeded by
Bertram L. Podell