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Eugene H. Freedheim, American lawyer. Recipient distinguished service award Cleveland Community Chest, 1956; Eisenman award Jewish Community Federation, 1970.

Background

Freedheim, Eugene H. was born on March 16, 1900 in Leadville, Colorado, United States. Son of Alfred A. and Carrie (Heitler) Freedheim.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Univercity Colorado, 1921. Juris Doctor, Harvard, 1924.

Career

Director Akro Corporation, Wickman Corporation Honorary life trustee Mount Sinai Hospital (Cleveland). Trustee Cleveland Community Chest, 1956-1972, Welfare Federation Cleveland, 1952-1957 (chairman case work council 1949-1950), Family Service Association, 1953-1962, Youth Bureau, 1952-1958, Jewish Community Federation (life). Life trustee Jewish Family Service Association Cleveland, president, 1945-1949.

President Family Service Association American, 1957-1959. Director National Council for Homemaker-Home Health Aide Services, 1965-1978, treasurer, 1969-1973, Executive Committee, 1967-1984. Member Lawyer’s Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, 1966-1984, trustee, 1967-1984.

Member of national board National Conference Social Welfare, 1966-1968. Trustee Cleveland Playhouse, 1966-1972, 75-84, Cleveland Playhouse Foundation, 1972-1984. Visiting committee School Law, Case-Western Reserve U., 1958-1968.

Membership

Member Lawyer’s Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, 1966-1984, trustee, 1967-1984. Member of national board National Conference Social Welfare, 1966-1968. Fellow American Bar Foundation (life).

Member Cleveland (president 1955-1956), Ohio, American (representative to National Conference Lawyers and Social Workers 1961-1970) bar associations, American Law Institute, American Arbitration Association (director) 1965-1969, life. Clubs: Oakwood, City, (Cleveland).

Connections

Married Mina Koperlik, March 2, 1927. Children: Joan F. Collins, Donald K., David E.

father:
Alfred A. Freedheim

mother:
Carrie (Heitler) Freedheim

spouse:
Mina Koperlik

child:
Donald K. Freedheim

child:
David E. Freedheim

child:
Joan F. Collins Freedheim