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Abraham Joseph Essrick, American judge. Bar: District of Columbia 1941, Supreme Court of the United States Court, 1964. Recipient commendation Interstate Commerce Commission, Merit award United Jewish Appeal Greater Washington, 1977, 78, 80.

Background

Essrick, Abraham Joseph was born on February 8, 1914 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Jacob and Rachel (Pressman) Essrick.

Education

Bachelor in Accounting, George Washington University, 1956. Juris Doctor cum laude, Rutgers University, 1940. Student, University Grenoble, France, 1945.

Student, National College State Judiciary, University Nevada, 1974. Student, Georgetown University, 1976.

Career

Attorney adviser, Securities and Exchange Commission, Washington, 1946-1953;attorney advisor, Interstate Commerce Commission, Washington, 1953-1959;hearing examiner, Interstate Commerce Commission, Washington, 1959-1972;administrative law judge, Interstate Commerce Commission, Washington, 1972-1974;retired, Interstate Commerce Commission, Washington, 1974.

Achievements

  • Bar: District of Columbia 1941, Supreme Court of the United States Court, 1964.

Membership

Member Philadelphia Speakers Council, 1942, Jewish Educators Council, 1958-1960. Board directors government division United Jewish Appeal of Greater Washington, Inc., 1958-1974, member Executive Committee, 1964-1965, trustee, 1960-1961, 64-73, vice chairman of the executive committee government division, 1965. Served with Signal Intelligence Division, European Theatre of Operations, 1944-1945.

Member American, Federal, District of Columbia Bar associations, American Judicature Society, International Platform Association, National Lawyers Club, Federal Administrative Law Judges Conference Smithsonian Associations, Friends John F. Kennedy Center, B'nai B'rith, Rutgers Club.

Connections

Married Riva Krakuzin, February 14, 1943 (deceased August 1959). Children: Helene (Mistress Feldsher), Carol. Married second, Pearl Gibel, May 20, 1972 (divorced 1983).

father:
Jacob Essrick

mother:
Rachel (Pressman) Essrick

spouse:
Riva Krakuzin

spouse:
second

child:
Helene Essrick (Mistress Feldsher)

child:
Carol Essrick