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Henry Jordan Stern, American commissioner. Bar: New York 1958. 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).

Background

Stern, Henry Jordan was born on May 1, 1935 in New York City.

Education

Bachelor, City College of New York, 1954. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard University, 1957. Doctor of Laws (honorary), City College of New York, 2000.

Career

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.

Achievements

  • Bar: New York 1958.

Membership

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).

Connections

Married Margaret Ewing, September 12, 1976. Children: Jared, Kenan.

spouse:
Margaret Ewing

children:
Jared Stern

Kenan Stern