Moses, Robert. 1888-1981.
American public official who planned many important public works and buildings in New York City, including Lincoln Center and the United Nations complex.

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  • MOSES, ROBERT — (1888–1981), U.S. parks and highways developer. Moses was born in New Haven, Connecticut, to well to do Spanish Jewish parents. He denied his Jewish affiliation. He received his B.A. and M.A. degrees from Oxford University in 1911 and 1913,… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Moses, Robert — born Dec. 18, 1888, New Haven, Conn., U.S. died July 29, 1981, West Islip, N.Y. U.S. public official. He began his long career in public service in New York City s bureau of municipal research. In 1919 Gov. Alfred E. Smith appointed him chief of… …   Universalium

  • Moses, Robert — (18 dic. 1888, New Haven, Conn., EE.UU.–29 jul. 1981, West Islip, N.Y.). Funcionario público estadounidense. Inició su dilatada carrera en la oficina de investigación municipal de Nueva York. En 1919 el gob. Alfred E. Smith lo nombró jefe del… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • MOSES — bezeichnet: Mose, Musa oder Moses, die Zentralfigur des „Pentateuch“, führte der biblischen Überlieferung zufolge die Israeliten aus Ägypten in das kanaanäische Land Pentateuch, die „Fünf Bücher Moses“ (440 v. Chr.) in der jüdischen Tora und im… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Robert Moses — (18 décembre 1888 à New Haven (Connecticut) 29 juillet 1981) est un urbaniste américain, artisan de la rénovation de New York entre 1930 et 1970. Son père est un commerçant réput …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Moses — Moses, Grandma * * * (as used in expressions) Abba Mari ben Moses ben Joseph Kunstler, William (Moses) Moses ben Maimon Mendelssohn, Moses Moses ben Menachem Moses ben Shem Tov Moses, Edwin Moses, Grandma Moses, Robert Phoebe Anne Moses …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Robert Moses — Infobox Person name = Robert Moses caption = Robert Moses with a model of his proposed Battery Bridge birth date = birth date|1888|12|18 birth place = New Haven, Connecticut, U.S. death date = death date and age|1981|7|29|1888|12|18 death place …   Wikipedia

  • Moses — /moh ziz, zis/, n. 1. the Hebrew prophet who led the Israelites out of Egypt and delivered the Law during their years of wandering in the wilderness. 2. a male given name. /moh ziz, zis/, n. 1. Anna Mary Robertson ( Grandma Moses ), 1860 1961,… …   Universalium

  • Robert — /rob euhrt/, n. 1. Henry Martyn /mahr tn/, 1837 1923, U.S. engineer and authority on parliamentary procedure: author of Robert s Rules of Order (1876, revised 1915). 2. a male given name: from Germanic words meaning glory and bright. * * * (as… …   Universalium

  • Robert — (as used in expressions) Adam, Robert Aldrich, Robert Altman, Robert (B.) Ashe, Arthur (Robert), Jr. Baden Powell (de Gilwell), Robert Stephenson Smyth, 1 barón Bakewell, Robert Baldwin, Robert Ballard Robert D(uane) Bly, Robert (Elwood) Borden,… …   Enciclopedia Universal

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