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Felix Michael Gentile

Felix Michael Gentile, American social worker. Member American Association Social Workers, National Conference Social Work, Civil Rights Committee (board; member, chairman 1949-1951).; Club: Philadelphia Torch.

Background

  • Gentile, Felix Michael was born on February 16, 1910 in Bronx, New York City. Son of Michael and Carmelina (Rizzone) Gentile.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Manhattan College, 1932. Diploma social work Fordham University, 1934.

    Career

    • Social worker New York State Department Social Welfare, 1933-1935, senior social worker, 1935-1936. Social research analyst Works Project Administration, 1936-1937. Associate technical advisor Social Security Administration, 1937-1941, public assistance analyst, 1941-1942.

      Executive secretary Louisiana Society Mental Health, 1942-1944. Secretary Louisiana Child Care Committee, chairman mental health committee Office Civilian Defense, 1943 44. Secretary Governor’s Commision on Mental Health Laws, 1944-1945.

      Lecturer school social work Tulane University, Louisiana State University. Deputy director welfare Italy Mission, U.N.R.R.A., 1944-1945. Deputy director Administration Services charge overseas service, 1945-1946.

      Research associate Russell Sage Foundation, 1946-1947. Executive director, board community relations City of Toledo, 1947-1952. Lecturer community organization U. Toledo, 1950-1951.

      Executive director Big Brothers American, Inc. since 1952.

    Works

    • Contributor articles professional publications.

    Membership

    Member American Association Social Workers, National Conference Social Work, Civil Rights Committee (board. Member, chairman 1949-1951). Club: Philadelphia Torch.

    Connections

    • Married Elizabeth Steele Schumacher, January 20, 1940. Children: Elizabeth Steele, Philip Steele.
    • father: Michael Gentile
    • mother: Carmelina (Rizzone) Gentile
    • spouse: Elizabeth Steele Schumacher
    • children: Elizabeth Steele Gentile
    • Philip Steele Gentile
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    Born February 16, 1910
    Died March 12, 1957
    (aged 47)
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