Henry Jordan Stern Edit Profile
Bachelor, City College of New York, 1954. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard University, 1957. Doctor of Laws (honorary), City College of New York, 2000.
Law clerk to Justice Matthew M. Levy New York Supreme Court, New York City, 1957-1961. Assistant to president Borough of Manhattan, 1962-1965. Executive director Department Parks, New York City, 1966-1967.
Assistant city administrator department consumer affairs City of New York, 1967-1969, deputy commissioner, associate commissioner, 1969-1973, council member at large, 1974-1983, commissioner Parks & Recreation, 1983-1990, 94—. President Citizens Union, 1990-1993. Lecturer in field.
Member American Association Advancement and Appreciation of Animals in Art and Architecture (founder), Jewish Community Relations Council, Parks Council (board directors 1962-1983), City College of New York Alumni Association (president 1984-1986), City Club New York (trustee 1990-1993), City College of New York Fund (honorary director), Harvard Law School Association (life).
Married Margaret Ewing, September 12, 1976. Children: Jared, Kenan.