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Ira Gladstone Kaufman, American Judge ( law: judicial administration)judge. award 1989), United States Air Force Assn.

Background

Kaufman, Ira Gladstone was born on December 13, 1909 in New York City. Son of Joseph and Esther K. Kaufman.

Education

Bachelor of Science, New York University, 1933. Juris Doctor, New York University, 1936. Doctor of Science in Business Administration (honorary), Cleary College, Ypsilanti, Michigan, 1976.

Career

Bar: Michigan 1939. Private practice law, Detroit,1939-1959. Judge of brobate Wayne County Probate Court, Detroit, 1958-1984, presiding judge, 1962-1963, 66-67, 72-73, 77-85. Chief judge pro tem Wayne County Probate and Juvenile Court, 1981-1985.

Moot Court judge U. Detroit, 1966-1972. Lecturer Trustee Children's Hospital of Detroit, chairman development, 1980-1983, honorary chairman annual concert 1983, chairman ad hoc committee alcoholism Detroit United Cmtys. Superior vena cava syndrome, 1967-1968.

Chairman Detroit Committee Foreign Rels., 1974-1976. Trustee Michigan Cancer Foundation, 1973, honorary life trustee emeritus, 1985. Trustee Detroit Institute Technology, 1962-1972, Park Cmty.

Hospital, 1962-1973; president Inter-Agency Council on Alcoholism, 1967. President, Chairman of the Board Metropolitan Society for Blind, 1966-1970, board directors, 1960^. Member Governor's Committee Mental Health Statute Review Commission, 1970-1972, Michigan Society Mental Health, 1960^.

Honorary life member Children's Charter Michigan, 1965-1975. Executive Board League Handicapped-Goodwill 1949-1960. Board overseers Dropsie College, 1973-1975.

Board directors Hebrew Free Loan Society, Detroit, 1979-1984, Jewish National Fund Board. Vice president United Hebrew Schools Detroit, 1947-1958. Founding secretary Midrasha College Hebrew Studies, 1948-1958.

President Adat Shalom Synagogue, 1945-1951, founder cemetary, 1948, honorary life president 1953. Founding chairman Einstein Luncheon Forum, 1986^.

Achievements

  • Bar: Michigan 1939.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor biographical sketches to publications.

Membership

President Adat Shalom Synagogue, 1945—1951, founder cemetary, 1948, honorary life president, 1953. Trustee Michigan Cancer Foundation, 1973, honorary life trustee emeritus, 1985. Trustee Children's Hospital Detroit, chairman development, 1980—1983, honorary chairman annual concert, 1983.

Trustee Detroit Institute of Technology, 1962—1972, Park Community Hospital, 1962—1973. President Inter-Agency Council Alcoholism, 1967. Member Michigan Society Mental Health, from 1960, Governor's Committee Mental Health Statute Review Commission, 1970—1972.

Honorary life member Children's Charter Michigan, 1965—1975. Chairman Detroit Committee Foreign Relations, 1974—1976. Board overseers Dropsie College, 1973—1975.

Board directors Hebrew Free Loan Society, Detroit, 1979—1984, Jewish National Fund Board. Vice president United Hebrew Schools, Detroit, 1947—1958. Founding secretary Midrasha College Hebrew Studies, 1948—1958.

Founding chairman Einstein Luncheon Forum, from 1986. Executive board League Handicapped-Goodwill, 1949—1960. Board directors Metropolitan Society Blind, from 1960, president, chairman board, 1966—1970.

Chairman, ad hoc committee alcoholism Detroit United Communities Services, 1967—1968. Fellow: Michigan State Bar Foundation (life). Member: American Bar Association, Jesters, Shriners, Masons (33 degree, sovereign prince), Valley of Detroit, B'nai B'rith (honorary president Tikvah Lodge 1974), United States Air Force Association (annual installing officer 1983-1984), Mental Health Association Michigan (Advocacy award 1989), Supreme Court History Society, Detroit Bar Association, Michigan Bar Association, Michigan Probate and Juvenile Court Association (executive board 1969-1972, president 1970-1971).

Connections

Married Margaret Kaufman, September 1988. Children: Harvey David, Sylvia Kaufman Delin.

father:
Joseph Kaufman

mother:
Esther K. Kaufman

spouse:
Margaret Kaufman

child:
Harvey David Kaufman

child:
Sylvia Kaufman Delin Kaufman