William Frederick Havemeyer

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William Frederick Havemeyer

Birthplace: New York, NY, USA
Death: Died in New York, New York, New York, USA
Cause of death: heart attack
Place of Burial: Bronx, NY, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of William Havemeyer
Husband of Sarah Agnes Havemeyer
Father of Sarah Chandler Armstrong; Matilda Armstrong; Hector Craig Havemeyer; James Havemeyer; Laura Amelia Maclay and 3 others

Managed by: Douglas Arthur Kellner
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About William Frederick Havemeyer

William Frederick Havemeyer served as Mayor of the City of New York for three terms, 1845-46, 1849-50 and 1873-74. He died at his desk in City Hall during his final term in office.

William F. Havemeyer also served as President of the Bank of North America.

During the American Civil War, Havemeyer was a strong advocate of the Union and urged the abolition of slavery.




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William Frederick Havemeyer's Timeline

February 12, 1804
New York, NY, USA
Age 28
March 31, 1850
Age 46
New York, NY, USA
November 30, 1874
Age 70
New York, New York, New York, USA