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Joel S. Ehrenkranz, American lawyer, specializing in the field of Income Tax, Estate Planning. Member of Ehrenkranz & Ehrenkranz LLP.


Ehrenkranz, Joel S. was born on March 25, 1935 in Newark. Son of George J. and Hilda (Schreiber) Ehrenkranz.


Bachelor of Science in Economics, University of Pennsylvania, 1956;Master of Business Administration, University of Pennsylvania, 1957;Bachelor of Laws, New York University, 1961;Master of Laws in Taxation, New York University, 1964.


Accountant, Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Company. New York City, 1957-1962;senior partner, Ehrenkranz & Ehrenkranz, New York City, since 1962.


Trustee, treasurer Blythedale Children's Hospital, 1966—1974. Trustee, distribution committee Federation Jewish Philanthropies, New York City, 1979—1983, United Jewish Appeal/Federation Jewish Philanthropies, New York City, 1982—1992. Trustee Archives American Art, 1973—1992, president, 1984—1986.

Trustee Whitney Museum American Art, 1973—2010, president, 1998—2002. Trustee New York University Law School, since 1992, chairman investment committee, 2003—2005. Graduate board Wharton School University Pennsylvania, 1985—2004.

Trustee, vice chairman, member executive committee Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York City, since 1987. Trustee New York University, 1998—2001, since 2003, chairman capital campaign, 2004—2008. Board overseers California Institute Arts, 2001—2005.

Trustee Lincoln Center for Performing Arts, since 2004, vice chairman, since 2010. Trustee Museum Modern Art, since 2009. Member of Council on Foreign Relations, Century Club (White Plains, New York ).


Married Anne B. Bick, June 9, 1963. Children: Alissa, John, Jeanne.