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Seymour Jay Schafer

Seymour Jay Schafer, American lawyer. Bar: District of Columbia 1958, Pennsylvania 1963, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1969. With United States Air Force, 1958-1964. Member Society of Hospital Attorneys of Western Pennsylvania (founder, past president), American Academy of Hospital Attorneys of America Hospital Association.

Background

  • Schafer, Seymour Jay was born on December 28, 1933 in Pittsburgh. Son of Nathan and Lillian Shirley (Rivkees) Schafer.

  • Education

    • Bachelor with honors, University Pittsburgh, 1955. Bachelor of Laws with honors, University Pittsburgh, 1958. Master of Laws, University Michigan, 1960.

    Career

    • Assistant professor law Western Reserve University, Cleveland, 1960-1961, University Pittsburgh, 1961-1963, assistant research professor of health law, 1961-1963, adjunct professor law, 1963-1965. Partner Markel, Schafer & Means, PC, Pittsburgh, since 1963. Legal counsel, The Hospital Council of Western Pennsylvania since 1968.

      Lecturer in field.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: District of Columbia 1958, Pennsylvania 1963, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1969.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Judaism

    Membership

    With United States Air Force, 1958-1964. Member Society of Hospital Attorneys of Western Pennsylvania (founder, past president), American Academy of Hospital Attorneys of America Hospital Association.

    Personality

    Interests

    Sailing, tennis, golf.

    Connections

    • Married Loreen Rae Zavos, July 3, 1960. Children: Todd David, Tracy Ellen, Douglas Eben.
    • father: Nathan Schafer
    • mother: Lillian Shirley (Rivkees) Schafer
    • spouse: Loreen Rae Zavos
    • children: Todd David Schafer
    • Tracy Ellen Schafer
    • Douglas Eben Schafer
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    Born December 28, 1933
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