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  Cantor, Jacob A.
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NameJacob A. Cantor
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New York, New York , United States
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Born December 06, 1854
DiedJuly 02, 1921 (66 years)
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InfoCANTOR, Jacob Aaron, a Representative from New York; born in New York City December 6, 1854; attended the public schools; reporter on the New York World for several years; was graduated from the law department of the College of the City of New York in 1875; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in New York City; served in the State assembly 1885-1887; member of the State senate 1887-1898 and served as president in 1893 and 1894; elected president of the Borough of Manhattan in 1901; declined to be a candidate for renomination; elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-third Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Francis Burton Harrison and served from November 4, 1913, to March 3, 1915; unsuccessfully contested the election of Isaac Siegel to the Sixty-fourth Congress; resumed the practice of law in New York City; president of the Tax Commission Board of New York City at the time of his death there on July 2, 1921; interment in Mount Hope Cemetery, Mount Hope, Westchester County, N.Y.


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  11/03/1914 NY District 20 Lost 43.33% (-0.72%)
  11/04/1913 NY District 20 Special Won 41.88% (+16.72%)
  11/05/1901 Manhattan Borough President Won 50.25% (+4.11%)
  11/06/1894 NY District 15 Lost 37.86% (-10.08%)
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