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Abraham J. Multer, Justice.


Multer, Abraham J. was born on December 24, 1900 in New York City. Son of Max and Emma (Rock) Multer.


Student night classes, City College of New York. Bachelor of Laws, Brooklyn Law School, 1921. Master of Laws, Brooklyn Law School, 1922.

Doctor of Laws, Yeshiva University, 1965.


General practice law, 1923-1986. Special assistant attorney general New York State. Counsel, Democratic leader State Assembly.

Special counsel mayor City New York. Vice chairman New York State Democratic Law Committee. Executive committee New York State Democratic Committee.

Practiced law with Congressman Leo F. Rayfiel, firm of Rayfiel and Multer, to 1947. Senior member firm Multer, Nova & Seymour, New York City, to 1967. Member 80th-82d Congresses, 14th New York District, 83-90th Congresses, 13th New York District.

Justice Supreme Court New York State, 1967-1977, director Supreme Court Intern Program.


Member president's council Yeshiva University. Vice chairman Albert Einstein Medical College Committee. Chairman lawyers committee Jewish National Fund.

Chairman national council American Israel Friendship League. Honorary president Brooklyn Jewish Community Council, B'nai Zion, Temple Beth Emeth. Advisory board East Midwood Jewish Center.

Board directors Nottingham Civic Association, YM and YWHA. Trustee Union American Hebrew Congregations. Served with United States Coast Guard Reserve.

Member Conference President's of Major American Jewish Organizations, Inter-American, Brooklyn bar associations, New York Law Institute, Federal Bar Association, American Bar Association, American Society International Law, American Judicature Society, American Zionist Federation, Jewish Chatauqua Society, Police Athletic League, New York Veterinary Police Association, International Association Jewish Judges and Lawyers, Former Members Congress Association, Brooklyn Law School Alumni Association (former president, director), Association Supreme Court Justices (former director), Elks, Masons, Knights of Pythias, B'nai B'rith, Richmond County Country Club.


Married Bertha Leff, June 14, 1925. Children: Robert K., Howard C.

Max Multer

Emma (Rock) Multer

Bertha Leff

Howard C. Multer

Robert K. Multer