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Lawyer , Brokerage house executive

Clara Weiner Dworsky, American Pension, profit-sharing, and employee benefits former merchandise brokerage executive, lawyer Recipient Certified award Treasurer of the United States, 1943; Commendation Office of ChiefMagistrate of City New York, 1948; Pietas medal St. Johns U., 1985. Member.ABA (chairman social security committee, senior lawyers division 1989-1993, 95, chair subcommittee 1993-1995.

Background

Dworsky, Clara Weiner was born on April 28, 1918 in New York City. Daughter of Charles and Rebecca (Becker) Weiner.

Education

Bachelor of Science, St. John's University, New York City, 1937. Bachelor of Laws, St. John's University, New York City, 1939. Juris Doctor, St. John's University, New York City, 1968.

Career

Bar: New York 1939, United States District Court (eastern district) New York 1942, United States District Court (southern district) Texas 1993, United States Court Appeals (9th circuit), 1994, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1995. Private practice, New York City, 1939-1951. Associate Bessie Farberman, New York City, 1942.

Clerk, secretary United States Armed Forces, Camp Carson, Colorado, Camp Claiborne, Louisiana, 1944-1945. Abstractor, director Realty Title, Rockville, Maryland., 1954-1955. Vice president Kelley & Dworsky Inc., Houston, 1960.

Appeals agent Gasoline Rationing Appeals Board, New York City, 1942. Board director Southlan Sales Associations, Houston. Volunteer American Red Cross, New York City.

Vice chairman War Bond pledge drive, Brooklyn. Volunteer Houston Legal Foundation, 1972-1973. President Women's Auxiliary Washington Hebrew Academy, 1958-1960, vice president board of trustees, 1959-1960.

Co-founder, vice president S. Texas Hebrew Academy (now Hebrew Academy), Houston, 1970-1975, honorary president women's division, 1973.

Achievements

  • Bar: New York 1939, United States District Court (eastern district) New York 1942, United States District Court (southern district) Texas 1993, United States Court Appeals (9th circuit) 1994, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1995, Supreme Court of the United States Court 2003.

Membership

Volunteer American Red Cross, New York City. Vice chairman War Bond pledge drive, Brooklyn. Volunteer Houston Legal Foundation, 1972-1973.

President Women's Auxiliary Washington Hebrew Academy, 1958-1960, vice president board trustees, 1959-1960. Co-founder, vice president S. Texas Hebrew Academy (now Beren Academy), Houston, 1970-1975, honorary president women's division, 1973. Member of American Bar Association (chairman social security committee, senior lawyers division 1989-1993, member senior lawyers division council 1989-1995, chairsubcom.

1993-1995, chairman social security committee, senior lawyers division since 1995, member editorial board senior lawyers division public Experience), National Association Women Lawyers (chairman organizer Juvenile Delinquency Clinic New York 1948-1951), Houston Bar Association (secretary social secutiry section 1995-1996), Federal Bar Association (vice chair programs, senior lawyers division 1994-1996, deputy chair 1996-1997, chairman 1997-1998, chair senior lawyers committee south Texas chapter board since 1998, co-editor senior citizens handbook, 2d printing 2002-2003, chairman society secretary committee, senior lawyers division), New York State Bar Association, St. Johns University Alumni Association (coordinator Houston chapter since 1983, president 1986), Amit Women Club, Delphians Past President's Club, Hadassah.

Connections

Daughter of Charles and Rebecca (Becker) Weiner. M. Bernard Ezra Dworsky, January 2, 1944. 1 child, Barbara G. Goodman.

father:
Charles Weiner

mother:
Rebecca (Becker) Weiner

spouse:
Bernard Ezra Dworsky

child:
Barbara G. Goodman Dworsky