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Lawyer

Frederick H. Block, American lawyer, specializing in the field of.

Background

Block, Frederick Henry was born on February 6, 1909 in New York City. Son of Frederick and Selma (Rosenbluth) Block.

Education

Bachelor, Columbia University, 1930. Bachelor of Laws, Fordham University, 1935.

Career

Associate various firms, 1935-1942;assistant United State Attorneys, United States District Court (southern district) New York, New York City, 1942-1943, 46-51;sole practice, New York Citypartner various firms, New York City, 1951-1965;partner, Bernstein, Seawell, Kaplan & Block, New York City, 1965-1975;of counsel, Zimmer, Fishbach & Hertan, New York City, 1975-1979;sole practice, New York City, 1980-1989;of counsel, Orenstein, Musoff & Orenstein, New York City, since 1990.

Achievements

  • Bar: New York 1935.

Membership

Trustee Westchester Supreme Court Library, 1954-1958. Member Rye (New York ) City Democratic committee, 1952-1960. President Community Synagogue, Rye, 1955-1957, Temple Shaaray Tefila, New York City, 1973.

Served with Army of the United States, 1943-1945, 45-48. Member American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, Association of Bar of City of New York (trial counsel to committee on grievances 1951-1961), New York County Lawyers Association (former chairman federal courts committee and director). Lodges: Masons.

Connections

Married Bernice Rocker, August 31, 1965. Children: Elizabeth, Frederick L.

father:
Frederick Block

mother:
Selma (Rosenbluth) Block

spouse:
Bernice Rocker

child:
Elizabeth Block

child:
Frederick L. Block