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Julius Silver, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1925. Recipient Achievement award New York University Alumni Association, 1961; Silver Towers named in his honor New York University, 1974; Columbia University School of Law Julius Silver professorship named in his honor, 1984.


Silver, Julius was born on December 17, 1900 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Louis and Esther (Miller) Silver.


Bachelor of Arts, New York University, 1922; Doctor of Civil Law (honorary), New York University Juris Doctor, Columbia University, 1924; Doctor of Science in Technology (honorary), Israel Institute Technology Doctor of Hebrew Literature (honorary), Jewish Theological Seminary American.


Since practiced in, New York City senior partner firm, Silver & Solomon and predecessor, from 1944. Director Polaroid Corporation, Cambridge, Massachusetts, vice president, chairman of the executive committee, from 1937. Associate counsel commission on banking and currency United States Senate, 1932-1934.


  • Bar: New York 1925.


Donor Julius Silver Residence Center, New York University, 1963. Founder Julius Silver Institute biomedical Engineering, Technion University, Israel, 1968. Trustee New York University, member executive and finance committees, 1963-1975, emeritus, from 1975.

Trustee Middlesex College (now Brandeis University), 1946, Jewish Theological Seminary. President Library Corporation, 1965-1980. Member Bar Association New York City, New York County Lawyers Association, Gallatin Society (vice president 1964-1968), Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Epsilon Pi (Achievement award 1963), Zeta Beta Tau.

Clubs: Old Oaks Country (Purchase, New York ).


Son of Louis and Esther (Miller) S. M. Roslyn Schiff, July 3, 1929. 1 daughter, Enid (Mistress Winslow).

Louis Silver

Esther (Miller) Silver

Roslyn Schiff