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Lawyer

Harry Alexander Kalish was American lawyer. Bar: Pennsylvania 1930. Recipient citation Dickinson School Law, 1959, Outstanding Alumnus award General Alumni Association, 1978.

Background

Kalish, Harry Alexander was born on November 30, 1907 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Louis and Elizabeth (Silverstein) Kalish.

Education

Dickinson Law School (Bachelor of Laws, 1928).

Career

Worked at Dilworth, Paxson, Kalish & Kauffman, LLP (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) specializing in General Practice in all Courts, Litigation, Corporate and Business, Real Estate, Banking and Finance, Securities, Public Finance, Public Utilities, Tax, Bankruptcy, Environmental, Labor, Health, Torts and Estates. Admitted to the bar, 1930, Pennsylvania. Tau Epsilon Rho. Member, Woolsack Society.

Dilworth, Paxson, Kalish & Kauffman was founded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1933 and presently has 82 lawyers, of whom 39 are partners. It conducts a regional and national practice principally in areas of corporate and business law, federal and state litigation, banking and finance, securities law, bankruptcy, estate planning, tax law, public finance, labor law, health care law and government regulation. The firm services a diverse clientele ranging from entrepreneurial and closely-held businesses to publicly-held and Fortune 500 companies.

Dilworth, Paxson, Kalish & Kauffman also acts as special counsel to various governmental authorities and entities. The firm has a strong tradition of public service and, as a result, many former and present members of the firm hold a wide variety of positions at the federal, state and local levels of Government and on the boards of charitable and civic institutions.

Achievements

  • Bar: Pennsylvania 1930.

Membership

Active in development North Cape May (New Jersey) community, 1950. Vice chairman Philadelphia City Planning Commission, 1956-1958. Chairman Philadelphia Society of Weizmann Institute.

Trustee Philadelphia Community Foundation, Inc. Board directors Eagleville Sanatorium, Foundation Cardiovascular Research, Pennsylvania Society Advancement Medical Research. President elect Consular Corps Association Philadelphia, 1986-1987.

Counsel Bicentennial Conference on Global Interdependence in Science, Medicine and Technology, 1989. Served from First lieutenant to major United States Army Air Force, 1942-1945. Member American Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association, Philadelphia Bar Association, Philadelphia County Bar Association, Brandeis Lawyers Society (Board of Governors), Judge Advisers Association, Academy Sciences Philadelphia (founder, treasurer, board directors), Lawyers Club, Midday Club, Mid-City Club, Philmont Country Club, Lotos Club (New York City), Tau Epsilon Rho.

Connections

Married Ada Sablosky, March 18, 1933 (deceased).

father:
Louis Kalish

mother:
Elizabeth (Silverstein) Kalish

spouse:
Ada Sablosky