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Maurice William Hendel, American lawyer, consultant. Bar: Rhode Island 1933, United States District Court Rhode Island 1935. Member Democratic City Committee, Providence, 1940—1960, Democratic Town Committee, Lincoln, 1961—1986; Member of Faculty Brown University (Providence), Pawtucket Bar Association, Rhode Island Bar Association, Kirkbrae Country (Lincoln), Masons Club (high priest).

Background

Hendel, Maurice William was born on February 24, 1909 in Holyoke, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Richard and Helen (Katz) Hendel.

Education

Bachelor of Philosophy, Brown University, 1930. Juris Doctor, Harvard University, 1933.

Career

Counsel to secretary, Providence, 1949—1979. Editor Public Laws, 1949—1979. Consultant to constitutional conventions, 1954, 1962, 1968—1969, 1986.

Consultant home rule charters cities and towns, since 1960. Parliamentarian Rhode Island Senate, 1949—1979. Member, secretary Statute Consolidation Commission, 1953—1956.

Member editorial board Rhode Island Bar Journal.

Achievements

  • Bar: Rhode Island 1933, United States District Court Rhode Island 1935.

Membership

Member Democratic City Committee, Providence, 1940—1960, Democratic Town Committee, Lincoln, 1961—1986. Member of Faculty Brown University (Providence), Pawtucket Bar Association, Rhode Island Bar Association, Kirkbrae Country (Lincoln), Masons Club (high priest).

Connections

Married Evelyn F. Berger, December 30, 1934. Children: Richard C., Eugene L.

father:
Richard Hendel

mother:
Helen (Katz) Hendel

spouse:
Evelyn F. Berger

child:
Richard C. Hendel

child:
Eugene L. Hendel