Abraham Beame


Birthday March 20, 1906

Birth Sign Pisces

Birthplace England

DEATH DATE Feb 10, 2001 (94)

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The 104th Mayor of New York City from 1974 to 1977. He belonged to the Democratic Party and was one of the city's shortest mayors.

Before Fame

He co-founded an accounting firm, Beame & Greidinger while still in college.


He was the first practicing Jew to be elected the Mayor of New York City.

Family Life

His parents were Polish Jewish immigrants.

Associated With

Like Michael Bloomberg he was a Jewish Mayor of New York City.