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James J. Walker (1881–1946)

Born to Irish parents in New York City in 1881, Jimmy Walker was influenced by his father who was a Tammany politician to enter politics for the Democrats. With support from Tammany Hall he got elected to the office of Mayor of New York City in 1926. An office he held for 6 years before a graft scandal brought him down. More than anyone he became ... See full bio »

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(age 65)

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Beau James
Beau James Soundtrack
(1957)
My Wild Irish Rose
My Wild Irish Rose Soundtrack
(1947)
The Eddie Cantor Story
(1953)

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 1957 Beau James (lyrics: "Will You Love Me in December as You Do in May?")
 1953 The Eddie Cantor Story (lyrics: "Will You Love Me in December as You Do in May?" - uncredited)
 1947 My Wild Irish Rose (lyrics: "Will You Love Me in December as You Do in May?" (1905) - uncredited)
 1932 Sten Stensson Stéen från Eslöv på nya äventyr (lyrics: "Will You Love Me in December As You Do in May?") / (writer: "Will You Love Me in December As You Do in May?")
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 1927 Faith of Millions (Documentary)
Himself, Mayor of New York City
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Mayor of New York, 1926-1932.

Nickname:

The Night Mayor See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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