Robert Abrams

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Robert Abrams
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Robert Abrams as Bronx Borough President in 1973
60th Attorney General of New York
In office
January 1, 1979 – December 31, 1993
GovernorHugh Carey
Mario Cuomo
Preceded byLouis Lefkowitz
Succeeded byG. Oliver Koppell
9th Borough President of The Bronx
In office
January 1, 1970 – December 31, 1978
Preceded byHerman Badillo
Succeeded byStanley Simon
Member of the New York State Assembly
from the 81st district
In office
January 1, 1967 – December 31, 1969
Preceded byJohn J. Walsh
Succeeded byAlan Hochberg
Member of the New York State Assembly
from the 89th district
In office
January 1, 1966 – December 31, 1966
Preceded byJohn T. Satriale
Succeeded byAlvin M. Suchin
Personal details
Born (1938-07-04) July 4, 1938 (age 81)
Bronx, New York, U.S.
NationalityAmerican
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Diane Schulder Abrams
Alma materColumbia College
New York University
OccupationLawyer

Robert Abrams (born July 4, 1938) is an American lawyer and politician. He was the Attorney General of New York from 1979 to 1993[1] and the Democratic nominee for the U.S. Senate election in New York in 1992. He was the Borough president of The Bronx from 1970 to 1978.

References[change | change source]

  1. Purdum, Todd S. (9 September 1993). "Attorney General Abrams to Quit To Join a Law Firm in Manhattan" – via NYTimes.com.

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