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Consumer products company executive

Harry Minkoff, American consumer products company executive. Recipient Alumni Achievement award, City College of New York, 1965, Outstanding Leadership award, Great Neck Symphony Society, 1977. Member of Baruch College Alumni Association (director), City College of New York School Business Alumni Association (life; president 1963-1965, board directors since 1966), Hofstra University (director).

Background

Minkoff, Harry was born on March 28, 1918 in Brooklyn. Son of Louis and Lena (Zausner) Minkoff.

Education

Bachelor of Business Administration, City College of New York, 1940.

Career

Founder Gift-Pax, West Hempstead, New York, president, from 1948. Member advertising City College of New York, marketing faculty, 1945—1949. Vice president Federation Jewish Philanthropies Commission Synagogue Relations, New York City, board governors.

Trustee Harvard University Center Jewish Studies and Hebrew Library. Chairman board trustees Long Island Educational television Council, Inc. Past vice president Long Island Anti-Defamation League, 1975—1980, member national planning committee, from 1980.

Past vice president Long Island American Jewish Committee, member national inter-religious committee, from 1980. Board directors Hewbrew Academy Nassau County (New York ), Hope Youth, Westbury, New York, from 1978. Past chairman board Eglevsky Ballet Company, New Hyde Park, New York.

President Great Neck (New York ) Orchestra Society, 1975—1980, life member board directors, from 1980. Advisory council Hofstra University, from 1970, past vice president. Honorary member board directors Centra Nassau YM and YWHA, Franklin Square, New York.

Associate member board directors Temple Beth-El, Great Neck. North America executive committee member World Union Progressive Judaism. Chairman board Friends Arts, 1985, president, 2009.

With United States Army Reserve, 1941-1944.

Membership

Member of Baruch College Alumni Association (director), City College of New York School Business Alumni Association (life. President 1963-1965, board directors since 1966), Hofstra University (director).

Connections

Married Ruth Blumenfeld, November 9, 1940. Children: George Robert, Lawrence Alan, Jane Barbara Minkoff Hodes.

father:
Louis Minkoff

mother:
Lena (Zausner) Minkoff

spouse:
Ruth Blumenfeld

child:
George Robert Minkoff

child:
Lawrence Alan Minkoff

child:
Jane Barbara Minkoff Hodes Minkoff