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Howard Morton Metzenbaum

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Howard METZENBAUM, American politician, lawyer and company executive. War Labour Board 1942-1945, Ohio Bureau for Code Revision 1949-1950; Ohio House of Representatives 1943-1946, Ohio Senate 1947-1950; Ohio Democratic; Board of directors, Council of Human Relations; United Cerebral Palsy Association, National Council on Hunger and Malnutrition, American, Ohio, Cuyahoga and Cleveland Bar Associations, American Association of Trial Lawyers.


Metzenbaum, Howard Morton was born on June 4, 1917 in Cleveland. Son of Charles I. and Anna (Klafter) Metzenbaum.


Bachelor, Ohio State University, 1939. Doctor of Laws, Ohio State University, 1941.


Member Ohio House of Reps, 1943—1947, Ohio State Senate, 1947—1951. Chairman board Airport Parking Company American, 1958-1966, ITT Consumer Services Corporation, 1966-1968, ComCorp, 1969-1974. United States Senator from Ohio, 1974, 1976—1995.

Member intel. committee, budget committee, environmental & public works committee, judiciary committee, labor & human resources, energy & national resources, democratic policy committee. Chairman Consumer Federation American, Washington, 1994—2008. Member War Labor Panel, 1942-1945, Ohio Bureau Code Review, 1949-1950, Cleveland Metropolitan Housing Authority, 1968-1970, Lake Erie Regional Transit Authority, 1972-1973.

Board member, public citizen, District of Columbia Public Library.


Trustee Mount Sinai Hospital, Cleveland, 1961—1973, treasurer, 1966—1973. National co-chairman National Citizen's Committee Conquest Cancer. Former vice chairman fellows Brandeis University.

Chairman American Friend Rabin Center, Tel Aviv. Past board directors Council Human Relations, United Cerebral Palsy Association, National Council Hunger and Malnutrition, Karamu House, St. Vincent Charity Hospital, Cleveland, St. Jude Research Hospital, Memphis. Member Order of Coif, Phi Eta Sigma, Tau Epsilon Rho.


Married Shirley Turoff, August 8, 1946. Children: Barbara Jo, Susan Lynn Hyatt, Shelley Hope, Amy Beth.

Charles I. Metzenbaum

Anna (Klafter) Metzenbaum

Shirley Turoff

Barbara Jo Metzenbaum

Susan Lynn Hyatt Metzenbaum

Shelley Hope Metzenbaum

Amy Beth Metzenbaum