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Lucius Nathan Littauer (January 20, 1859 - March 2, 1944) was a U.S. Representative from New Yorkmarker.

Born in Gloversville, New Yorkmarker, Littauer moved with his parents to New York Citymarker in 1865.He attended the Charlier Institute, New York City.He graduated from Harvard Universitymarker in 1878 and coached the school's American football team in 1881.He engaged in the manufacture of gloves in Gloversville.Officer and director of many commercial and financial institutions.

Littauer was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-fifth and to the four succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1897-March 3, 1907).He was not a candidate for reelection in 1906 to the Sixtieth Congress.He served as delegate to all Republican State conventions from 1897 to 1912.He resumed the glove-manufacturing business.He served as delegate to the Republican National Conventions in 1900, 1904, 1908, and 1928.Regent of the University of the State of New York 1912-1914.He retired in 1927 and devoted his energies to education, medical research, and philanthropic work.He died at his country home near New Rochelle, New York, on March 2, 1944.He was interred in the Jewish Cemetery, New Rochelle, New Yorkmarker.

In 1936 Lucius Littauer donated $2 million to help found Harvard's Graduate School of Public Administration, which is known today as the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. One of the buildings on Harvard Kennedy School's main campus is named in his honor.

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  1. All-Time Coaching Records by Year
  2. http://www.hks.harvard.edu/about/history



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