Benjamin Schmelkin, American accountant. Certified Public Accountant New York, Florida. Named, Kfar Silver School, Israel.
Schmelkin, Benjamin was born in 1910 in New York City. Son of Joseph and Lucy (White) Schmelkin.
Bachelor of Science, City College of New York. Postgraduate, Baruch School Business, 1930.
Teacher accounting High School, New York City, 1932—1936. Partner Schmelkin & Schmelkin, Certified Public Accountants, since 1932. Accountant American Academy Dental Medicine.
Chairman Lyric Cemetery, Bethel, New Jersey, since 1956. With Bicentennial Inaguration President Bush, 1989. With United States Army, 1942-1943.
Leader fund doctor Bronx Division Boy Scouts American, 1951—1952. Active American Israel Public Affairs Committee. Past patron Mount Vernon Y.M. Association.
With Zionist Organization America. Founding member West Point Jewish Chapel. Founding member, chairman finance committee Temple Beth Shalom.
Active Inner Circle Republican National Committee. Board directors Menninger Foundation. Member of B'nai B'rith, International Platform Association, Jewish War Veterans, Smithsonian Institution Associates, Center International Security Studies, ASC, Alumni City College of New York, Certified Public Accountant Society New York, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Israel Bond Drive Committee (Bronx), Muscular Dystrophy Committee, Emanuel, Men's (past president), Odd Fellows (past district deputy, past representative conventions).
Married Selma Landsman Schmelkin, June 18, 1944. Children: Alan, Kenneth, Mark.