Category:Abram Stevens Hewitt

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Abram Hewitt 
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American politician, lawyer and businessman
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Date of birth31 July 1822
Date of death18 January 1903
New York City
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  • Peter Cooper Hewitt
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  • English: Abram Stevens Hewitt (1822 – 1903) was a teacher, lawyer, an iron manufacturer, chairman of the Democratic National Committee from 1876 to 1877, U.S. Congressman, and a mayor of New York City. He was the son-in-law of Peter Cooper (1791–1883), an industrialist, inventor and philanthropist. He is best known for his work with the Cooper Union, which he aided Peter Cooper in founding in 1859, and for planning the financing and construction of the first subway line of the New York City Subway, for which he is considered the "Father of the New York City Subway System".

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