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Felix Michael Gentile

social worker

Felix Michael Gentile, American social worker. Member American Association Social Workers, National Conference Social Work, Civil Rights Committee (board; member, chairman 1949-1951).; Club: Philadelphia Torch.

Background

Gentile, Felix Michael was born on February 16, 1910 in Bronx, New York City. Son of Michael and Carmelina (Rizzone) Gentile.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Manhattan College, 1932. Diploma social work Fordham University, 1934.

Career

Social worker New York State Department Social Welfare, 1933-1935, senior social worker, 1935-1936. Social research analyst Works Project Administration, 1936-1937. Associate technical advisor Social Security Administration, 1937-1941, public assistance analyst, 1941-1942.

Executive secretary Louisiana Society Mental Health, 1942-1944. Secretary Louisiana Child Care Committee, chairman mental health committee Office Civilian Defense, 1943 44. Secretary Governor’s Commision on Mental Health Laws, 1944-1945.

Lecturer school social work Tulane University, Louisiana State University. Deputy director welfare Italy Mission, U.N.R.R.A., 1944-1945. Deputy director Administration Services charge overseas service, 1945-1946.

Research associate Russell Sage Foundation, 1946-1947. Executive director, board community relations City of Toledo, 1947-1952. Lecturer community organization U. Toledo, 1950-1951.

Executive director Big Brothers American, Inc. since 1952.

Works

  • Contributor articles professional publications.

Membership

Member American Association Social Workers, National Conference Social Work, Civil Rights Committee (board. Member, chairman 1949-1951). Club: Philadelphia Torch.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Steele Schumacher, January 20, 1940. Children: Elizabeth Steele, Philip Steele.

father:
Michael Gentile

mother:
Carmelina (Rizzone) Gentile

spouse:
Elizabeth Steele Schumacher

children:
Elizabeth Steele Gentile

Philip Steele Gentile