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Aaron Leon Danzig, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1936.


Danzig, Aaron Leon was born on September 9, 1913 in Newark. Son of Saul and Sarah (Goldenberg) Danzig.


AB, Columbia University, 1933; Bachelor of Laws, Columbia University, 1935; Master of Laws in Taxation, New York University, 1952.


Private practice law, New York City, 1937-1944; senior partner, Bloch, Graff, Danzig & Jelline and predecessor firms, New York City, from 1944; member, Dow Lohnes & Albertson, New York City, 1988-1991; with, Baer Marks & Upham, New York City, since 1991. Lecturer on taxation Institute Federal Taxation New York University, Iowa Tax Institute, on United Nations, since 1955, series John L. Elliot Institute Human Relations, 1966, Law of Sea Institute U. Rhode Island. Member of advisory commission to Interagy.

Task Force on Law of the Sea, United States Government, since 1973, United States delegate to Law of Sea Conference, New York City, 1974, 76,78, 79, Caracas, 1974, Geneva, 1975. President United States Finance Company, Inc., New York City, since 1960. Board directors Paragon Industries, Inc., Mineola, New York.

Secretary Vikoa Inc., 1968-1976, director 1969-1977. Visiting scholar Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, 1971-1972.


  • Bar: New York 1936.



General Counsel National Amputation Foundation, 1950-1957. Member President's Committee on Employment Handicapped, since 1950, New York Governor's Committee Employment Physically Handicapped, since 1953. Board directors Federation Handicapped, 1948-1969, treasurer, 1951-1969.

Member of national advising committee to medical service VA, 1944-1948. Charter member WorldPeace Through Law Center, chairman law of sea committee. Member Commission to Study Organisation Peace, since 1968.

President, director 1361 Madison Tenants Corporation, 1981-1987. Member American Bar Association (section on taxation), International Bar Association, Association of Bar of City of New York, Cooperative Housing Lawyers Society, American Association United Nations (Chairman of the Board Manhattan chapter 1958-1959).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: water color painting, writing.


Married Elinor Moskowitz, August 16, 1940 (deceased March 1954). Children: Richard, Jill. Married Gwen Seinfeld, June 9, 1957.

Saul Danzig

Sarah (Goldenberg) Danzig

Gwen Seinfeld

Elinor Moskowitz

Richard Danzig

Jill Danzig