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Lawyer

Arthur Jack Sills, American lawyer. Recipient Louis Brownlow Memorial prize for article in State Govts. publication, 1967, Pope Paul VI Humanitarian award, 1968. Member International Platform Association, American Bar Association, New Jersey, Middlesex County bars, American Judicature Society, National Association Attorneys General (president 1969-1970), Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Sills, Arthur Jack was born on October 19, 1917 in Brooklyn. Son of Herman Silverman and Ida (Rosenzweig) Sills.

Education

1 daughter, Hedy Erna. Bachelor of Arts, Rutgers University, 1938. Bachelor of Laws (Kirkpatrick scholar 1938), Harvard, 1941.

Doctor of Laws, Rutgers University, 1966, Newark State College.

Career

Bar: New Jersey bar 1941. Public rate counsel, New Jersey, 1958-1961, attorney general, 1962-1970. Senior partner Sills, Beck, Cummis, Radin & Tischman, 1971-1983.

Counselor-lecturer counselors course Rutgers University, 1953-1955. Member National Council Responsible Firearms Policy, Inc.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-author: The Imbroglio of Constitutional Revision. Contributor to professional publications Formerly trustee WNDT-television, Channel 13. Formerly trustee New Jersey Easter Seal Society.

      Trustee Rabbinical College American. Past board directors John Fitzgerald Kennedy Community Hospital, Edison, New Jersey. Past president Hillell Building Corporation, Rutgers University.

      Advisory board Federal Bar Association. Member international public affairs policy committee B’nai B’rith.

Membership

Member International Platform Association, American Bar Association, New Jersey, Middlesex County bars, American Judicature Society, National Association Attorneys General (president 1969-1970), Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married Mina Minzer, May 7, 1947.

father:
Herman Silverman Sills

mother:
Ida (Rosenzweig) Sills

spouse:
Mina Minzer