Abraham David Beame (Birnbaum) (1906 - 2001) MP

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Nicknames: "Abraham David Birnbaum", "Abe Beame"
Birthplace: London, UK
Death: Died in New York, New York, NY, USA
Managed by: Douglas Arthur Kellner
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About Abraham David Beame (Birnbaum)

Abraham David "Abe" Beame was mayor of New York City from 1974 to 1977. As such, he presided over the city during the fiscal crisis of the mid-1970s, during which the city was almost forced to declare bankruptcy.


New York Times obituary: http://www.nytimes.com/2001/02/11/nyregion/abraham-beame-is-dead-at-94-mayor-during-70-s-fiscal-crisis.html?pagewanted=all&src=pm

Born: Abraham David Beame, London, England 20 March 1906; name changed after emigration to New York

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Abraham David Beame's Timeline

March 20, 1906
London, UK
Age 21
New York, New York, New York, United States
Age 24
Brooklyn, Kings, NY, USA
January 9, 1936
Age 29
New York, New York, NY, USA
February 10, 2001
Age 94
New York, New York, NY, USA