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Lawyer

Gilbert Sussman, American lawyer. Bar: Connecticut 1933, Oregon 1944, United States District Court Oregon 1944, United States Court Appeals.

Background

Sussman, Gilbert was born on June 23, 1905 in New York City. Son of Osias and Celia (Himmelfarb) Sussman.

Education

Student, Reed College, 1922. Bachelor of Arts Oregon, 1925. Postgraduate, University Oregon, 1926.

Bachelor of Laws, Columbia University, 1929.

Career

Research assistant Yale University Law School, 1929—1934. Attorney Agricultural Adjustment Administration, Washington, 1934—1935. Senior attorney National Recovery Administration, 1936.

Regional attorney Resettlement Administration and United States Department Agriculture, Portland, Oregon, 1935—1943. Assistant general counsel Bonneville Power Administration, 1943—1945. Senior partner Sussman, Shank, Wapnick, Caplan & Stiles, and Predecessors, since 1945.

Achievements

  • Bar: Connecticut 1933, Oregon 1944, United States District Court Oregon 1944, United States Court Appeals.

Membership

Vice president Community Council, 1960—1962, board directors, 1955—1962, Jewish Welfare Federation, 1956—1963, 1971—1976, secretary, 1961—1963. Chairman program committee Endowment Fund., 1971—1975. Board directors United Good Neighbors, 1962—1965, 1966—1974, member executive committee, 1966—1967, 1968—1974.

Board directors Portland Center Hearing and Speech, 1953—1958, vice president, 1956—1958. Board directors Oregon United Appeal, 1971—1975, chairman budget panel, 1970—1973. Member of Multnomah County Bar Association, Oregon State Bar, Commercial Law League American.

Connections

Married Lillian Davidov, June 23, 3193. Children: Barbara Mae Sussman Singer, Lois Marion Sussman Shenker.

father:
Osias Sussman

mother:
Celia (Himmelfarb) Sussman

spouse:
Lillian Davidov

child:
Barbara Mae Sussman Singer Sussman

child:
Lois Marion Sussman Shenker Sussman