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United States lawyer and politician
Died when: 71 years 180 days
Star Sign: Virgo
Abraham Ruef (September 2, 1864 San Francisco, California – February 29, 1936 San Francisco), known as Abe Ruef, was an American lawyer and politician. He gained notoriety as the corrupt political boss behind the administration of Mayor Eugene Schmitz of San Francisco during the period before and after the 1906 San Francisco earthquake.