Robert Lurting

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Robert Lurting
36th Mayor of New York City
In office
1726–1735
Preceded by Johannes Jansen
Succeeded by Paul Richard
Personal details
Died1735

Robert Lurting was the 36th Mayor of New York City from 1726 to 1735 and the first mayor of the city to die while in office.

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