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educator , judge , Lawyer

Israel Packel, American Lawyer, former judge, educator. Bar: Pennsylvania 1932, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1940. Gowen fellow, 1933. Served with United States Navy, 1943-1945. Member American, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Federal bar associations, American Law Institute, Order of Coif.

Background

Packel, Israel was born on December 28, 1907 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Hyman and Anna (Prevorotsky) Packel.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Pennsylvania, 1929; Bachelor of Laws, University Pennsylvania, 1932; Master of Laws, University of Pennsylvania, 1933.

Career

Attorney, NRA, 1935; attorney, Rural Electrification Administration, 1935-1937; state rationing attorney, Philadelphia, 1942-1943; member firm, Speiser, Satinsky, Gilliland & Packel, Philadelphia, 1946-1960; member firm, Fox, Rothschild, O'Brien & Frankel, Philadelphia, 1960-1970, 78-85; attorney general State of, Pennsylvania, 1973-1975; counsel to, Pennsylvania Governor, 1971; judge, Pennsylvania Superior Court, 1972; judge, Pennsylvania Supreme Court, 1977; visiting professor, Temple Law School, 1975-1987.

Achievements

  • Bar: Pennsylvania 1932, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1940.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: Law of Cooperatives, 4th edition, 1970.

Membership

Served with United States Navy, 1943-1945. Member American, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Federal bar associations, American Law Institute, Order of Coif. Clubs: Social-Legal.

Connections

Married Reba Wesler, June 30, 1935. Children— John, Edward, Richard.

father:
Hyman Packel

mother:
Anna (Prevorotsky) Packel

spouse:
Reba Wesler

child:
Edward Packel

child:
John Packel

child:
Richard Packel