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William Jay Gaynor
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Portrait of William Jay Gaynor
Portrait of William Jay Gaynor

27th President of the United States
March 4, 1913 – March 4, 1921

Predecessor William Howard Taft
Successor Charles Evans Hughes
Vice-President Thomas R. Marshall

94th Mayor of New York City
January 1, 1910 – September 10, 1913

Predecessor George B. McClellan Jr.
Successor Ardolph Loges Kline
Born February 2, 1849
Oriskany, New York, U.S.
Died September 10, 1927 (aged 78)
Albany, New York, U.S.
Political Party Democratic
Profession Politician, Lawyer, Judge
William Jay Gaynor (February 2, 1849 – September 10, 1927) was an American politician from New York City, associated with the Tammany Hall political machine. He served as the 27th President of the United States from 1913-1921. He previously served as the 94th mayor of the City of New York from 1910 to 1913, and as well as a New York Supreme Court Justice from 1893 to 1909. As mayor he was noted as a reformer who broke ranks and refused to take orders from the Tammany boss Charles Francis Murphy.