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February 13, 1991 | BURT A. FOLKART, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Robert F. Wagner, scion and patriarch of a political family who triumphed over a series of crises as mayor of the nation's largest city but never completed his personal agenda, died Tuesday in New York City. Wagner was mayor of New York when the Dodgers and Giants left for California, and when race riots and police scandals plagued the city.
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November 21, 1993
Robert F. Wagner Jr., 49, son of former New York Mayor Robert F. Wagner Sr. and a deputy mayor in the Ed Koch Administration. Also the grandson of U.S. Sen. Robert Wagner, the third-generation Democrat served as New York's deputy mayor for policy from 1979 to 1983. He was former chairman of the city's Planning Commission, president of its Health and Hospitals Corp., president of the Board of Education and board member of the city's Metropolitan Transportation Authority.
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NEWS
November 21, 1993
Robert F. Wagner Jr., 49, son of former New York Mayor Robert F. Wagner Sr. and a deputy mayor in the Ed Koch Administration. Also the grandson of U.S. Sen. Robert Wagner, the third-generation Democrat served as New York's deputy mayor for policy from 1979 to 1983. He was former chairman of the city's Planning Commission, president of its Health and Hospitals Corp., president of the Board of Education and board member of the city's Metropolitan Transportation Authority.
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February 13, 1991 | BURT A. FOLKART, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Robert F. Wagner, scion and patriarch of a political family who triumphed over a series of crises as mayor of the nation's largest city but never completed his personal agenda, died Tuesday in New York City. Wagner was mayor of New York when the Dodgers and Giants left for California, and when race riots and police scandals plagued the city.
NEWS
October 7, 1989 | From United Press International
Mayor Edward I. Koch, defeated in the city's Democratic mayoral primary last month, was named Friday to a one-year fellowship at New York University. Starting in January, Koch will give six lectures at the Urban Research Center of the Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service. He will focus on the economic and social challenges facing cities and the role of government in urban policy.
NEWS
March 25, 1989
Benjamin F. McLaurin, 83, a longtime labor leader who helped organize sleeping-car porters in the 1920s and 1930s. A native of Jacksonville, Fla., McLaurin joined the International Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters in 1926 and later served as a vice president and national secretary for the union. In 1941, he was national secretary for a planned march on Washington to protest discrimination in war plants. The march was called off after President Franklin D.
NEWS
February 12, 1991 | From Associated Press
Robert F. Wagner, a U.S. senator's son who was mayor of New York from 1954 to 1965 and later U.S. ambassador to Spain, died today, apparently of natural causes. He was 80. Police and an ambulance crew were called to Wagner's Manhattan home early today, where he was pronounced dead at the scene. Wagner, a lifelong Democrat like his father, had a long political career that included tenure as a state assemblyman, Manhattan borough president and U.S. envoy to the Vatican.
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November 27, 2006 | From Times Wire Reports
Phyllis Cerf Wagner, 90, a writer, actress and socialite best known as the wife of publisher Bennett Cerf and later of former New York Mayor Robert F. Wagner, died Friday at a New York hospital of complications from a fall in her home on the Upper East Side. For half a century she operated at the nexus of New York City's social whirl, where literature, the arts, entertainment and politics intersected.
SPORTS
October 11, 1991 | MAURICE CARROLL, NEWSDAY
Faces from the intertwined worlds of big-time sports, big-time law and big-time politics filled the pews of St. Ignatius Loyola Church on Wednesday to recall Bill Shea, the lawyer-power broker who brought the Mets to New York and gave his name to Shea Stadium. "To those of us who are congenital New Yorkers," Auxiliary Bishop William McCormack said at the funeral Mass, "he will always be known as the father of the Mets. He was a truly great New Yorker." Shea, who died Oct.
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January 3, 1988 | Associated Press
Minneapolis School Supt. Richard R. Green was named Saturday as the first black chancellor of the New York City school system, the nation's largest. Green was the consensus choice of the Board of Education, which will vote formally on Wednesday, board President Robert F. Wagner Jr. said. Green is expected to start the job in several months. Green cannot formally accept the position until the board approves him in an open meeting, Wagner said.
NEWS
March 22, 1999 | JUDY LIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Cesar Chavez, who organized the United Farm Workers union and stirred public awareness of the plight of migrant laborers, has recently been inducted into the U.S. Labor Department's Hall of Fame. A Labor Department spokesman said Chavez was selected for making considerable advancements in the treatment of farm workers while promoting the nonviolent teachings of Mohandas K. Gandhi and Martin Luther King Jr.
SPORTS
October 4, 1991 | Associated Press
The new baseball park being built for the Baltimore Orioles near downtown will be called Oriole Park at Camden Yards, Maryland Gov. William Donald Schaefer announced Thursday. The name represents a compromise between the governor and Oriole owner Eli Jacobs. Schaefer had pushed to name the stadium Camden Yards, after the historic rail yard where the stadium is being built. Jacobs insisted the facility be called Oriole Park. The agreement was reached over the weekend, Schaefer said.
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