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Gerald Norman Jacobowitz

Gerald Norman Jacobowitz, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1959, United States District Court (southern district) New York 1962, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea district) 1962, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1963. Named Man of Year State of Israel Bonds, 1978; recipient Pillars of Thrift award New York State League Savings Institutions, 1991.

Background

  • Jacobowitz, Gerald Norman was born on August 31, 1934 in Ellenville, New York, United States. Son of Meyer and Lillian (Citron) Jacobowitz.

  • Education

    • Bachelor magna cum laude, Colgate University, 1955. Bachelor of Laws, New York University, 1958.

    Career

    • Associate Bartlett and Bartlett, Esquires, Walden, New York, 1959-1964. Private practice, 1964-1969. Senior partner Jacobowitz and Gubits, Esquires, since 1969.

      Board directors Walden Federal Savings and Loan Association.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York 1959, United States District Court (southern district) New York 1962, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea district) 1962, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1963.

    Works

    • Editor: Municipal Lawyer, 1986-1991, Orange County Lawyer, 1989-1997.

    Membership

    Director Orange County Citizens Foundation, 1994-2003. Vice-chairman Orange County Charter Revision Commission, 1994-1996. Vice president, founding director Community Foundation Orange County, Inc., since 1999.

    Director, secretary, Walden Local Development Corporation, since 1998. Member Orange County Planning Board, since 1999. Member regional planning committee, Patterns for Progress, since 2000.

    Vice president, founding director Cold War Peace Museum, 2002. Member New York State Bar Association (executive committee municipal law section since 1979, section chair municipal law section 1993-1995, 1st vice-chair 1993, delegate house of deals), Orange County Bar Association (board directors 1988-1995, president 1995), Phi Beta Kappa.

    Connections

    • Married Marlene Jonas, December 21, 1957. Children: Ronald, Marcia.
    • father: Meyer Jacobowitz
    • mother: Lillian (Citron) Jacobowitz
    • spouse: Marlene Jonas
    • children: Ronald Jacobowitz
    • Marcia Jacobowitz
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