Who is Jacob Javits?

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[ABOVE: A statue of Jacob Javits, a senator apparently of some purport and the person whom this convention center is named after. Could someone give this Californian a history lesson? I’m genuinely curious if a chair was involved during Senator Javits’ career.\

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  1. Sen. Javits was the chair of the Labor and Human Resources Committee. Suffering from Lou Gehrig’s disease when he left the Senate, he was confined to a wheelchair.

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