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Robert Moses

Robert MosesBorn: 18-Dec-1888
Birthplace: New Haven, CT
Died: 29-Jul-1981
Location of death: West Islip, NY
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, NY

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Government

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: New York City planner

Responsible for the creation of many of the features of modern New York City.

Father: Emanuel Moses
Mother: Bella
Wife: Mary Sims (m. 28-Aug-1915, two daughters)
Daughter: Barbara Olds
Daughter: Jane Collins

    University: BA, Yale University (1909)
    University: BA, Oxford University (1911)
    University: MA, Oxford University (1913)
    University: PhD, Columbia University (1914)

    New York State Official Chairman, Power Authority (1954-63)
    New York State Official Chairman, NYC Bridge and Tunnel Authority (1946-48)
    New York State Official Parks Commissioner, New York City (1934-60)
    New York Secretary of State (1927-28)
    Phi Beta Kappa Society
    Kiwanis Club 1942
    Rotary International 1943
    American Institute of Architects (honorary)

    New York: A Documentary Film (14-Nov-1999) · Himself

Appears in articles:
US News and World Report, 7-Jul-2003, DETAILS: Land of Moses: The shrewd visionary who remade New York (p.38, 2 pages), BYLINE: Josh Fischman

Is the subject of books:
The Power Broker: Robert Moses & the Fall of New York, 1975, BY: Robert Caro

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