Isaac de Reimer

Isaac De Reimer was the Mayor of New York from 1700 to 1701.

In 1700, Isaac de Reimer, a merchant of Holland origin was appointed Mayor. He was a descendant of one of the oldest families of the city, and a nephew of the well-known Cornelius Van Steenwyck, the former mayor.

De Reimer Avenue in The Bronx is named after him.

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