Javits, Jacob


Javits, Jacob
(1904-86)
   American politician. Born in New York City, he studied at Columbia University and New York University. He worked as a trial lawyer and became a US senator in 1956. From 1969 he was a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.

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  • JAVITS, JACOB KOPPEL — (1904–1986), U.S. lawyer and politician. Javits was born in New York City to poor, immigrant parents. After attending Columbia University and New York University Law School, Javits formed a law partnership with his brother (1927) and for the next …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Jacob K. Javits Convention Center — is a large convention center at 11th Avenue on the west side of Manhattan in New York City. It was designed by architects I. M. Pei and partners. The revolutionary space frame structure was built in 1986 and named for New York Senator Jacob K.… …   Wikipedia

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  • Jacob K. Javits — Infobox Senator | name=Jacob K. Javits jr/sr=United States Senator state=New York party=Republican term=January 9, 1957 – January 3, 1981 preceded=Herbert H. Lehman succeeded= Alfonse D Amato order2= 58th New York State Attorney General term… …   Wikipedia

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  • Javits-Wagner-O'Day Act — The Javits Wagner O Day Act or JWOD, usc|41|46 et seq., is a U.S. federal law mandating that all Federal agencies purchase specified supplies and services from nonprofit agencies employing blind persons or others with severe disabilities. The Act …   Wikipedia

  • Javits — /jav its/, n. Jacob K(oppel) /koh pel /, 1904 86, U.S. politician: senator 1957 81. * * * …   Universalium

  • Javits — /jav its/, n. Jacob K(oppel) /koh pel /, 1904 86, U.S. politician: senator 1957 81 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Heinrich Eduard Jacob — (* 7. Oktober 1889 als Henry Edward Jacob in Berlin Friedrichstadt; † 25. Oktober 1967 in Salzburg) war ein deutscher und amerikanischer Journalist und Schriftsteller. Er schrieb auch unter den Pseudonymen Henry E. Jacob und Eric Jens Petersen.… …   Deutsch Wikipedia


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