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Lawyer

Morris Richard Spelfogel, American lawyer. Member American Jewish Congress, Zionist of America, National Federation of Jewish Men’s; Member B’nai B’rith.; Mason.

Background

Spelfogel, Morris Richard was born on October 14, 1907 in Malden, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Jacob and Mamie (Yessin) Spelfogel.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1928, Bachelor of Laws, 1931.

Career

Admitted to Massachusetts bar, 1931. Private practice Boston, 1931-1969. Assistant attorney general Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 1951-1952.

Chief counsel Department Commerce and Development, Massachusetts President United Synagogues of America, New England region, 1947-1960, honorary president, 1960-1969. Vice president Associate Synagogues of Greater Boston, 1950-1969. Chairman Massachusetts Chaplaincy Commission Trustee Boston Latin School.

Founder, trustee Nantasket Youth Center, Hull, Massachusetts. Representative to Jewish Community Council, Boston.

Membership

Member American Jewish Congress, Zionist of America, National Federation of Jewish Men’s. Member B’nai B’rith. Mason.; Clubs: Brookline Master of Arts.

Connections

Married Helen Steinberg, October 7, 1934. Children: Evan Jay, Bette-Annual.

father:
Jacob Spelfogel

mother:
Mamie (Yessin) Spelfogel

spouse:
Helen Steinberg

children:
Evan Jay Spelfogel

Bette-Ann Spelfogel