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Wagner, Robert F.

Chris McNickle

in American National Biography Online

Published in print January 1999 |
Published online February 2000 | e-ISBN: 9780198606697 | DOI:

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Wagner, Robert F. (20 April 1910–12 February 1991), mayor of New York City, was born Robert Ferdinand Wagner, Jr., in the Yorkville section of Manhattan, New York, the son of Robert Ferdinand Wagner, a politician, and Margaret Marie McTague. His mother died in 1919, and his father, a prominent Democrat and a U.S. senator from 1927 to 1949, included him from the age of nine in meetings and social events with major politicians....

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