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Lawyer

Bernard Sam Gradwohl, American lawyer. Bar: Nebraska 1926.

Background

Gradwohl, Bernard Sam was born on April 5, 1905 in St. Joseph, Missouri, United States. Son of Ben W. and Hattie (Hilpp) Gradwohl.

Education

Bachelor of Arts Nebraska, 1923. Juris Doctor cum laude, University Nebraska, 1924. Master of Laws, Columbia University, 1925.

Career

Private practice, Lincoln, Nebraska, from 1926. National executive secretary American Interprofl. Institute, editor quarterly, 1942-1966, president, 1966-1967, president Lincoln chapter, 1948-1949.

Achievements

  • Bar: Nebraska 1926.

Membership

National advisory board American Council Judaismn 1944-1968, co-chairman national committee religious programs, 1949-1958, member Executive Committee, 1954-1958. Board directors Lincoln Social Welfare Society, 1944-1945. Executive council Nebraska Welfare Association, 1947-1949.

Past president Open Forum Club. Past Chairman of the Board Lincoln National Conference of Christians and Jews. Chairman Nebraskans Say America is Beuatiful Committee, from 1970.

Member American Bar Association, Nebraska Bar Association, Lincoln Bar Association (past treasurer), Nebraska Fire Fighters (honorary), Lincoln Chamber of Commerce, Izaak Walton League, Hillcrest Country Club (past president), Masons, Shriners, Phi Beta Kappa, Order of Coif, Delta Sigma Rho.

Connections

Married Elaine Mayer, June 21, 1928. Children: John Mayer, David Mayer.

father:
Ben W. Gradwohl

mother:
Hattie (Hilpp) Gradwohl

spouse:
Elaine Mayer

child:
John Mayer Gradwohl

child:
David Mayer Gradwohl