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Wagner, Robert F. (Robert Ferdinand), 1877-1953


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  • Fuller Name

    • Robert Ferdinand
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        18770608
    • Death Date

        19530504
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Start: 1905
        • Affiliation End: 1908
        • Organization: (naf) New York (State). Legislature. Assembly
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Start: 1909
        • Affiliation End: 1918
        • Organization: (naf) New York (State). Legislature. Senate
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Start: 1919
        • Affiliation End: 1926
        • Organization: (naf) New York (State). Supreme Court
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Start: 19270304
        • Affiliation End: 19490628
        • Organization: (naf) United States. Congress. Senate
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Nast├Ątten (Germany)
    • Death Place

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

        male
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  • Sources

    • found: NUCMC data from Harry S. Truman Library for Keyserling, L.H. Papers, 1923-1987(Robert F. Wagner; U.S. senator, 1933-37)
    • found: WwWA, 1951-1960(Wagner, Robert Ferdinand; ex-senator; b. Hesse-Nassau, Germany, June 8, 1877; brought to U.S. in childhood; d. May 5, 1953)
    • found: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, via WWW, February 24, 2014(Wagner, Robert Ferdinand (1877-1953); a Senator from New York; born in Nastatten, Province Hessen-Nassau, Germany, June 8, 1877; immigrated with his parents to the United States in 1885 and settled in New York City; attended the public schools; graduated from the College of the City of New York in 1898 and from New York Law School in 1900; admitted to the bar in 1900 and commenced practice in New York City; member, State assembly 1905-1908; member, State senate 1909-1918, the last eight years as Democratic floor leader; chairman of the State Factory Investigating Commission, 1911-1915; delegate to the New York constitutional conventions in 1915 and 1938; justice of the supreme court of New York, 1919-1926; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 1926; reelected in 1932, 1938 and 1944 and served from March 4, 1927, until his resignation on June 28, 1949, due to ill health; chairman, Committee on Patents (Seventy-third Congress), Committee on Public Lands and Surveys (Seventy-third and Seventy-fourth Congresses), Committee on Banking and Currency (Seventy-fifth through Seventy-ninth Congresses); author of the National Labor Relations Act (Wagner Act), that created the National Labor Relations Board in 1935; delegate to the United Nations Monetary and Financial Conference at Bretton Woods in 1944; died in New York City, May 4, 1953; interment in Calvary Cemetery, Queens, New York City)
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    • 1991-02-09: new
    • 2014-03-07: revised
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