Married; Member firm Jonas & Neuburger, long active in philanthropic, educational and civic movements in Brooklyn and Greater New York. An organizer Brooklyn Chamber Commerce (of which was president 3 terms, developing it into the 2d largest chamber in the country), also an organizer Long Island Chamber Commerce. A leading factor in establishing the Board of Higher Education in City of New York, and member many years.
A leader in establishing a city maintained college in Brooklyn. Founded Long Island University with a gift of $500,000. Served as member Honorary Advisory City Plan Committee under three city administrations.
Member Governor’s commission on cost of Public Education in State of New York, 1933. Appointed by Governor Lehman, member Commision on State Aid to Municipal Subdivisions, 1935. Honorary trustee Brooklyn College Pharmacy.
Former trustee Brooklyn Institute Arts, Science (life member) Long Island College of Medicine. Honorary director Jewish Hospital of Brooklyn. Former president Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce.
Founder member and member executive committee Society of Friends of Mexico. One of corporators New York World’s Fair of 1939. Member honorary committee Brooklyn Chapter American Red Cross.