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Herbert H. Lehman

AKA Herbert Henry Lehman

Born: 28-Mar-1878
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 5-Dec-1963
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Kensico Cemetery, Valhalla, NY

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician, Philanthropist
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor of New York, 1933-42

Military service: US Army (WWI, colonel 1917-19)

Father: Meyer Lehman (founder, Lehman Brothers)
Brother: Philip
Brother: Arthur
Sister: Clara L. Limberg (d. 1932)
Wife: Edith Louise Altschul (m. 1910)
Daughter: Hilda
Son: Peter (d. 1944 WWII)
Son: John

    High School: Dwight School
    University: BA, Williams College (1899)

    US Senator, New York (1949-57)
    US Official Public Advisory Board, Economic Cooperation Administration (1948)
    UN Official Director-General, UN Relief and Rehabilitation Administration (1943-46)
    US State Department Director, Foreign Relief and Rehabilitation Operations (1943)
    Governor of New York (1933-42)
    Lieutenant Governor of New York (1929-32)
    American Joint Distribution Committee Co-Founder (1914)
    Democratic National Committee Chair, Finance Committee (1928)
    Lehman Brothers Partner (1908-)
    Americans for Democratic Action
    Council on Foreign Relations
    Phi Gamma Delta Fraternity
    German Ancestry
    Jewish Ancestry
    Presidential Medal of Freedom posthumously (28-Jan-1964)


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