Martha Josephine Loewenstein, American financial executive. Avocations: travel, painting, ballet, theater, music
Loewenstein, Martha Josephine was born on March 8, 1913 in New York City. Daughter of Solomon and Frieda (Abelson) Loewenstein.
Bachelor, Barnard College, 1933.
Statistician, Council Jewish Fedns. and Welfare Funds, New York City, 1938-1940;
administrative assistant to executive director, National Hadassah, 1940-1941;
executive assistant to executive director, Jewish Welfare Board, New York City, 1941-1947;
administrator, contractor, chief protocol, Consulate General of Israel and Israel Mission to United Nations, New York City, 1949-1953;
chief fiscal officer, secretary governing bodies, American Committee for Weizmann Institute Science, New York City, 1953-1978;
board directors, American Committee for Weizmann Institute Science, New York City, since 1978.
Class president Barnard College, 1988-1993, co-vice president, since 1993, co-chair fundraising, 1980-1988. Member American Jewish Public Relations Society (secretary, executive committee since 1982), Community Service Society/Retired Senior Volunteer Program (chairman retired professional placement committee 1982-1989, treasurer New York City advisory board since 1988, secretary 1982-1988, executive committee since 1985), Friends of Retired Senior Volunteer Program (board directors since 1990), National Council Jewish Women (founder Norma Loewenstein Drabkin scholarship fund), Hadassah (life).