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Lawyer , real estate company executive

Philip Eisinger Hoffman, American lawyer, real estate company executive. Bar: New York 1933. Recipient numerous awards in human relations field. Member American Bar Association, Association Bar City New York, New York County Lawyers Association, Phi Beta Kappa.


Hoffman, Philip Eisinger was born on October 2, 1908 in New York City. Son of David S. and Hildegarde (Eisinger) Hoffman.


Bachelor of Arts cum laude, Dartmouth College, 1929; Bachelor of Laws, Yale University, 1932.


Practiced in, New York City corporation law practice, 1933-1942, 45-93; partner, Goodell, Hoffman & Spark, 1937-1942; partner, Hoffman & Tuck, 1962-1993. Chairman of the executive committee United States Realty & Investment Company, Newark, 1962-1993. Also director; former director Commercial Mortgage Company, Ray Miller, Inc., Realty Capital Corporation, Ltd., Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Member New Jersey Commision on Civil Rights, 1969-1975, Bipartisan Conference on Civil Rights, 1960-1993, member New Jersey advising committee, 1964-1969. New Jersey advising committee United States Commision on Civil Rights, 1969-1975. United States representative Human Rights Commission United Nations, 1972-1975.

Chairman Community Relations Council Essex County, New Jersey, 1960-1963. Co-chairman housing committee Committee of Concern Newark, 1967-1969. Assistant general counsel War Production Board, Washington, 1942-1945.

Hearing commissioner National Production Authority, 1950-1953. Chairman coodinating committee Retail Jewelry Industry, 1954-1960. Chairman of the Board Governors American Jewish Committee, 1963-1967, president, 1969-1973, honorary president, 1973-1993, chairman national Executive Board, 1967-1968.

Honorary chairman Appeal for Human Relations, 1962-1993. Member Executive Committee National Community Relations Advisory Council, 1966-1973, American Israel Public Affairs Committee, 1969-1973. Chairman administrative council Jacob Blaustein Institute for Advancement Human Rights, 1975-1993.

Trustee Leonard M. Sperry ResearchCenter, East Orange General Hospital, Jewish Community Council Essex County. Chairman, Board Of Directors National Association for Visually Handicapped, 1978-1979. Board directors American Friends of Jerusalem Mental Health Center, 1973-1976.

Board of Governors Hebrew U. Jerusalem, 1973-1993, International League for Human Rights, 1975-1993, Committee for Economics Growth in Israel, 1975. Vice president academic affairs Am.Friends of Hebrew U., 1978-1993.


  • Bar: New York 1933.


Member American Bar Association, Association Bar City New York, New York County Lawyers Association, Phi Beta Kappa. Clubs: 744 (Newark); Mountain Ridge Country (Caldwell, New Jersey).


Son of and Hildegarde (Eisinger) H. Married Florence L. Lehman, September 9, 1933 (deceased). Children: David L., Lynn B. (Mistress Roger L. Manshel).

Married Bee Beham, June 18, 1972.

David S. Hoffman

Hildegarde (Eisinger) Hoffman

Bee Beham

Florence L. Lehman

David L. Hoffman

Lynn B. Hoffman (Mistress Roger L. Manshel)