Robert F. Wagner Jr.

Robert Ferdinand Wagner II (April 20, 1910 – February 12, 1991) was an American politician who served three terms as the mayor of New York City, from 1954 through 1965. When running for his third term, he broke with the Tammany Hall leadership, ending the clubhouse's reign in city politics.

Robert F. Wagner Jr.
Wagner greets the Little Rock Nine (1958)
102nd Mayor of New York City
In office
January 1, 1954  December 31, 1965
Preceded byVincent R. Impellitteri
Succeeded byJohn Lindsay
United States Ambassador to Spain
In office
June 24, 1968  March 7, 1969
PresidentLyndon B. Johnson
Richard Nixon
Preceded byFrank E. McKinney
Succeeded byRobert C. Hill
17th Borough President of Manhattan
In office
January 1, 1950  December 31, 1953
Preceded byHugo Rogers
Succeeded byHulan Jack
Member of the New York State Assembly
from the 16th New York County district
In office
January 1, 1938  January 13, 1942
Preceded byWilliam Schwartz
Succeeded byJohn P. Morrissey
Personal details
Born
Robert Ferdinand Wagner II

(1910-04-20)April 20, 1910
New York City, U.S.
DiedFebruary 12, 1991(1991-02-12) (aged 80)
New York City, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)
Susan Edwards
(m. 1942; died 1964)

Barbara Cavanagh
(m. 1965; div. 1971)

(m. 1975)
Children2, including Robert III
RelativesRobert F. Wagner (father)

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