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Eduardo Eurnekian says thanks to Robert Morgenthau

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Published on Jan 13, 2014

On 9 January 2014 the Chairman of the International Raoul Wallenberg's Foundation, Eduardo Eurnekian, met Robert Morgenthau, District Attorney for New York County from 1975 to 2009 and next of kin to a family with a decisive political position during Franklin D. Roosevelt and Theodore Roosevelt administrations. Eurnekian met Morgenthau in order to express the gratitude of the Wallenberg Foundation for the key humanitarian role played by his family on behalf of persecuted people, Armenians, Jewish and Gypsies among many other minorities, during WWI and WWII.

Robert Morris Morgenthau is an American lawyer. From 1975 until his retirement in 2009, he was the District Attorney for New York County, the borough of Manhattan. He is the second longest-serving district attorney in United States history.

Robert Morris Morgenthau was born in 1919 in New York City into a prominent Jewish family that had emigrated from Baden in 1866. He is the son of Elinor Fatman and long-time Secretary of the Treasury Henry Morgenthau, Jr. His grandfather, Henry Morgenthau, Sr., was United States Ambassador to the Ottoman Empire during World War I.

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