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Archie Katcher, American lawyer.


Katcher, Archie was born on November 21, 1914 in near Leipsic, North Dakota, United States. Son of Lewis and Rebecca (Katcher) Katcher.


Student Lawrence Institute Technology, 1933. Bachelor of Arts, Detroit Institute Technology, 1937. Juris Doctor cum laude, Detroit College Law, 1940.


Bar, 1940; printer, research clerk, briefer Bankruptcy Court Detroit, 1934-1943. Referee in bankruptcy Eastern District Michigan, 1946, 48-56. Practice law, Detroit, 1943-1974.

With law firm Miller, Des Roches & Stern, 1943-1945. Individual practice, 1945-1946. With firm Freud, Markus, Gilbert & Lubbers, 1946-1948.

Partner Katcher, Feldman & Wienner, and predecessor firm, 1956-1974. Former vice-president, director Guardian Savings & Loan Association. Advisory board Metropolitan Federal Savings & Loan Association, Detroit.


  • Other Work

    • Author revision district rules bankruptcy United States District Court, Eastern District Michigan, 1954. Contributor articles professional journals. Lecturer seminars, bar associations.


Member Wayne-Detroit Legal Services Co-ordinating Council, 1967-1974. Member State Bar Michigan (chairman ethics committee), Federal, American, Detroit (director 1964-1970, director foundation 1964-1970, president 1969-1970, board directors Legal Aid and Defender) bar associations, American Judicature Society, National Association Referees in Bankruptcy, National Bankruptcy Conference, Detroit College Law Alumni Association (president 1957-1958), American Organisation Rehabilitation through Training Federation, N.A.A.C.P. (life), Union American Hebrew Congregations (director, treasurer Great Lakes region 1968-1969), Metropolitan Detroit Federation Reform Synagogues (president 1971-1974), Great Lakes Council (director 1972-1974), Anti-Defamation League B’nai B’rith (chairman Michigan 1962-1964, board directors 1954-1974. Member B’nai B’rith (lodge president 1951-1952).


Married Molly Efrusy, July 10, 1938. Children: Marianne (Mistress.

Lewis Katcher

Rebecca (Katcher) Katcher

Molly Efrusy

Marianne (Mrs Katcher