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Interior designer

Murray Balter, American interior designer. Recipient citation, United States Department of Interior, 1998.

Background

Balter, Murray was born on October 1, 1922 in Paterson, New Jersey, United States. Son of Harry and Bertha (Krieger) Balter.

Education

Student, New York University, 1946—1948. Student, Newark Fine and Industrial Arts, 1948—1950.

Career

Owner, operator Murray Balter A.S.I.D. Interiors, New York City and Fairlawn, New Jersey, since 1948. Served to 1st lieutenant Army of the United States, 1943-1945.

Membership

Chairman Fair Lawn Beautification Committee, 1982. Member Fair Lawn History Sites Preservation Corporation, Inc., since 1984, Garretson Farm & Forge Restoration committee. Trustee Cadmus House Preservation.

Active Fair Lawn Jewish Center. Member of Boca West Landscape Committee, Boca West Renovation Interior Design Committee, National Society Interior Designers (national board directors 1976-1977), Association Lighting Arts, American Society Interior Designers (professional member, president New Jersey chapter 1965-1967, national vice president 1976-1977, board directors New Jersey 1983-1984, New Jersey Gold Key award 1971), Fair Lawn Rotary (vice president 1977-1979).

Connections

Married Beverly Braverman, April 7, 1945. Children: Jeffrey, Kevin, Heidi.

father:
Harry Balter

mother:
Bertha (Krieger) Balter

spouse:
Beverly Braverman

child:
Jeffrey Balter

child:
Kevin Balter

child:
Heidi Balter