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Irving Irmas Axelrad Edit Profile

Lawyer , Motion picture producer

Irving Irmas Axelrad, American lawyer, motion picture producer. Bar: Illinois 1939, California 1952. Served to lieutenant (junior grade) United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1946. Member American Bar Association, Los Angeles Bar Association, State Bar of California, University Chicago Alumni Association (president Southern California chapter 1964-1967), Order of Coif, Phi Beta Kappa Clubs: Hillcrest Country (Los Angeles).

Background

Axelrad, Irving Irmas was born on December 21, 1915 in Huron, South Dakota, United States. Son of Simon and Anna Irmas Axelrad.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University of Chicago, 1937;Juris Doctor cum laude, University of Chicago, 1939.

Career

Attorney antitrust division, Department Justice, 1939-1940;general counsel's office member, Securities and Exchange Commission, Washington, 1940-1941;special assistant to attorney general tax division, Department Justice, 1942-1952;senior partner, Mitchell, Silberberg & Knupp, Los Angeles, 1952-1980;senior vice president, Occidental Petroleum Corporation, Los Angeles, 1980-1982. Lecturer taxation Graduate School Law, University of Southern California, 1953-1954. Guest lecturer University of California at Los Angeles, 1956-1968, University of California, Berkeley, 1958, 65, 68.

Lecturer University of Chicago LawSch. Federal Tax Conference, 1956, 58, 68. Board directors Western region United Way, 1980-1984.

Member of advisory board Loyola Marymount U. Institute for Intergroup Relations Training, 1973-1978. Member Executive Board Los Angeles chapter American Jewish Committee, since 1958. Board directors Scott Newman Foundation, since 1980, president, 1981-1984.

Achievements

  • Bar: Illinois 1939, California 1952.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Producer: (film) The Color of Money, 1986.

Membership

Served to lieutenant (junior grade) United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1946. Member American Bar Association, Los Angeles Bar Association, State Bar of California, University Chicago Alumni Association (president Southern California chapter 1964-1967), Order of Coif, Phi Beta Kappa Clubs: Hillcrest Country (Los Angeles).

Connections

Married Ethel Ritter Rosenberg, January 1, 1973. Children: Allan, Stephen, Karen, Eve, Joel.

father:
Simon Axelrad

mother:
Anna Irmas Axelrad

spouse:
Ethel Ritter Rosenberg

child:
Allan Axelrad

child:
Stephen Axelrad

child:
Karen Axelrad

child:
Eve Axelrad

child:
Joel Axelrad