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Jerome Sidney Weiss, American lawyer. Fellow American Bar Foundation; member American (delegate house delegations convs. 1956, 58-59, 69-72), Chicago (president 1958-1959, Chairman of Commission of past presidents since 1968) bar associations, National Conference Bar President, University of Chicago Law School Alumni Association (president 1958-1961, director), Chicago Law Institute, Order of Coif.

Background

Weiss, Jerome Sidney was born on February 7, 1909 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Morris Henry and Fannie (Salamson) Weiss.

Education

Bachelor of Philosophy Chicago, 1928, Juris Doctor cum laude, 1930.

Career

Admitted to Illinois bar, 1930, practiced in Chicago. Associate firm Sonnenschein, Carlin, Nath & Rosenthal, 1930-1942, senior member firm, since 1942. Assistant secretary Cory Corporation.

Secretary, director Unarco Industries, Inc., from 1945. Vice president, assistant secretary, director Don Beachcomber, Inc., 1940-1975. Secretary, director Hokin Gallery, Inc.

Assistant secretary B. Brody Seating Company. Director Goldblatt Brothers Inc. Chairman character, fitness committee First Illinois Appellate Court District, 1956-1958, commissioner, 1951-1959.

Member mayor’s coms. school board nominations, 1957-1959, youth welfare, 1957-1958. Past chairman correctional services advisory board Illinois Youth Commission Past president and director Juvenile Protective Association. Director, past vice president Welfare Council Metropolitan Chicago Past director Mount Sinai Hospital.

Past president, honorary director Temple Sholom. Governor, secretary Sarah Siddons Society, Inc.

Membership

Fellow American Bar Foundation. Member American (delegate house delegations convs. 1956, 58-59, 69-72), Chicago (president 1958-1959, Chairman of Commission of past presidents since 1968) bar associations, National Conference Bar President, University of Chicago Law School Alumni Association (president 1958-1961, director), Chicago Law Institute, Order of Coif.

Clubs: Standard (president), Mid-Day, Metropolitan, Carlton, National Lawyers, Executives, City, Law (vice president from 1978, Executive Committee) (Chicago).

Connections

Married Gertrude Levy, June 20, 1947. Children: Marlene Weiss Plotkin, Stanton Henry Berlin.

father:
Morris Henry Weiss

mother:
Fannie (Salamson) Weiss

spouse:
Gertrude Levy

child:
Marlene Weiss Plotkin Weiss

child:
Stanton Henry Berlin Weiss