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business executive.

Maurice Goldblatt, business executive. Awarded Rosenberger Medal for 1951. Member citizens board Loyola University, University of Chicago; Member Chicago Heart Association (director), American Hospital Association (honorary).; Mason. Elk.

Background

Goldblatt, Maurice was born on December 17, 1893 in Strashov, Poland. Son of Simon and Hannah (Diamond) Goldblatt.

Education

Educational public schools.

Career

; childlren—Noel Lyman, Gloria Hope. Married second, Bernice Mendelson, January 7, 1935. Children—Merle Ann, Stanford Jay.

Salesman, E. Iverson & Company, 1912-1914. President Goldblatt Brothers, Inc., department stores, Chicago, 1914-1945. Chairman board since 1945.

Chairman board of trustees Goldblatt Brothers Foundation. 1945. Chairman board University of Chicago Cancer Research Foundation, Cancer Research Foundation, Inc., Heart Research Foundation, Inc. Past director Mount Sinai Hospital, Chicago, La Rabida Jackson Park Sanitarium B’nai B’rith.

Honorary director Cancer Prevention Center of Chicago Past president Marks Nathan Hall. Former executive director American Cancer Society, past director American Heart Association. Past member National Advisory Cancer Council, United States Public Health Service.

Membership

Member citizens board Loyola University, University of Chicago. Member Chicago Heart Association (director), American Hospital Association (honorary). Mason. Elk.; Clubs: Standard, Bryn Mawr Country (Chicago.

Connections

Married Sylvia Gottstein, June 22, 1924 (divorced 1935).; married second, Bernice Mendelson, January 7, 1935. Children: Merle Ann, Stanford Jay.

father:
Simon Goldblatt

mother:
Hannah (Diamond) Goldblatt

spouse:
Sylvia Gottstein

spouse:
Bernice Mendelson

child:
Merle Ann Goldblatt

child:
Stanford Jay Goldblatt