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Lawyer

Melvin Jacob Silver, American Lawyer. Bar: Minnesota 1927, United States District Court (northern district) Illinois 1934. Member St. Paul Board Education, 1950-1953; chairman University Scholarship Committee, Minneapolis,1951-1975, bond committee State of Isreal, Minnesota, 1952-1956. Member American Bar Association, Minnesota Bar Association, Ramsey County Bar Association.

Background

Silver, Melvin Jacob was born on November 12, 1903 in St. Paul. Son of Alexander and Edith (Silberstein) Silver.

Education

Bachelor, University of Minnesota, 1923;Juris Doctor, St. Paul College Law, 1927.

Career

Special counsel attorney general office, State of Minnesota, St. Paul, 1944-1945;senior partner, Silver, Ryan & Smith (and predecessor firm Silver, Goff, Murphy Ryan and Dillon), St. Paul, 1945-1988;of counsel, Peterson, Fram & Bergman, P.A., St. Paul, since 1988. Attorney Montgomery Wards, 1938-1955. General counsel Ralph R. Kriesel Company, St. Paul, 1943-1976, ATR Electronics, St. Paul, 1950-1980, Minnesota Capital Corporation, St. Paul, 1960-1963.

General counsel, Chairman, Board Of Directors Sacred Design Association, Minneapolis, 1965-1970.

Achievements

  • Bar: Minnesota 1927, United States District Court (northern district) Illinois 1934.

Membership

Member St. Paul Board Education, 1950-1953. Chairman University Scholarship Committee, Minneapolis, 1951-1975, bond committee State of Isreal, Minnesota, 1952-1956. Member American Bar Association, Minnesota Bar Association, Ramsey County Bar Association Clubs: St. Paul Athletic, Hillcrest Country.

Lodges: B'nai B'rith (president St. Paul club 1932-1934).

Connections

Married Eleanor Kaufman, January 12, 1930. 1 child, Sandra Joy Silver Alch.

father:
Alexander Silver

mother:
Edith (Silberstein) Silver

spouse:
Eleanor Kaufman

child:
Sandra Joy Silver Alch Silver