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Lehman, Herbert H. (Herbert Henry), 1878-1963


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  • Fuller Name

    • Herbert Henry
  • Variants

    • Lehman, Herbert Henry, 1878-1963
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        18780328
    • Death Date

        19631205
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Start: 1908
        • Organization: (naf) Lehman Brothers
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Start: 1917-08
        • Affiliation End: 1919-04
        • Organization: (naf) United States. Army
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Start: 1929
        • Affiliation End: 1932
        • Organization: (naf) New York (State). Office of the Lieutenant Governor
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Start: 1933
        • Affiliation End: 1942
        • Organization: (naf) New York (State). Governor
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Start: 1943
        • Affiliation End: 1946
        • Organization: (naf) United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Start: 1948
        • Affiliation End: 1948
        • Organization: (naf) United States. Economic Cooperation Administration. Public Advisory Board
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Start: 19491109
        • Affiliation End: 19570103
        • Organization: (naf) United States. Congress. Senate
    • Birth Place

        (naf) New York (N.Y.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) New York (N.Y.)
    • Gender

        male
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  • Earlier Established Forms

    • Lehman, Herbert Henry, 1878-1963
  • Sources

    • found: NUCMC data from Library of Congress, Manuscript Div. for Rosenwald, L.J. Papers, 1819-1980(Herbert H. Lehman; Herbert Henry Lehman, 1878-1963; gov. and U.S. sen. from N.Y.)
    • found: LC data base 4/2/87(Hdg.: Lehman, Herbert Henry, 1878-1963; usage: Herbert H. Lehman)
    • found: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, via WWW, September 24, 2013(Lehman, Herbert Henry (1878-1963); a Senator from New York; born in New York City, March 28, 1878; attended Sachs Collegiate Institute in New York City; graduated from Williams College, Williamstown, Mass., in 1899; employed by the J. Spencer Turner Co., textile manufacturers; in 1908 became partner in Lehman Bros., investment bankers in New York City; during the First World War was commissioned a captain in the United States Army in August 1917, later attained the rank of colonel on the General Staff, and served until April 1919; lieutenant governor of New York, 1929-1932; Governor, 1933-1942; Director of Foreign Relief and Rehabilitation Operations in the State Department, Washington, D.C., 1943; Director General of the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration, 1943-1946; unsuccessful candidate for election to the United States Senate in 1946; member of Public Advisory Board of the Economic Cooperation Administration, 1948; elected on November 8, 1949 as a Democrat to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Robert F. Wagner; reelected in 1950 and served from November 9, 1949, until January 3, 1957; was not a candidate for renomination in 1956; was a resident of New York City until his death there on December 5, 1963; posthumously awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom on January 28, 1964)
  • Change Notes

    • 1987-04-07: new
    • 2013-10-15: revised
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