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* Abraham Lincoln Marovitz; Judge

March 19, 2001

U.S. District Judge Abraham Lincoln Marovitz, 95, veteran Chicago jurist who repeatedly swore in the Mayors Daley. Long a favorite of Chicago Democratic politicians, Marovitz administered the mayoral oath to the late Richard J. Daley six times and to Daley's son, Richard M. Daley, three times. During his private law practice, Marovitz represented and befriended such entertainers as Bob Hope, Frank Sinatra and Jimmy Durante. The lawyer was first elected Superior Court judge in 1950 and was appointed to the federal bench in 1963. On Saturday in Chicago.

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