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Lawyer

Ralph L. Helstein, American lawyer. Member pension research council University of Pennsylvania, 1972.

Background

Helstein, Ralph L. was born on December 11, 1908 in Duluth, Minnesota, United States. Son of Henry and Lena (Litman) H.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University of Minnesota, 1929, Bachelor of Laws, 1934.

Career

Admitted to Minnesota bar, 1936, private law practice, Minneapolis, 1936-1943. Labor compliance office for Minnesota N.R.A., 1934-1935. General counsel Minnesota Council C.I.O., 1939-1943.

United Packinghouse Workers American, 1942-1946, international president, 1946-1968. Special counsel, vice president Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Butcher Workmen of North America, 1968-1972, president emeritus, 1972-1985. President emeritus United Food and Commercial Workers, American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations.

Vice president industrial union department American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations, 1961-1965, vice president, member executive council, 1965-1969, vice president emeritus, 1969-1985. Lecturer labor history Roosevelt U.

Membership

Member pension research council University of Pennsylvania, 1972.

Connections

Married Rachel Brin, January 2, 1939. Children: Nina, Toni.

father:
Henry Helstein

mother:
Lena (Litman) Helstein

spouse:
Rachel Brin

children:
Nina Helstein

Toni Helstein