Samuel Arthur Weiss Edit Profile
Brought to the United States, 1902. Student of University Pittsburgh, 1920-1921. Bachelor of Science and E. Duquesne U., 1925, Bachelor of Laws, 1927, Doctor of Laws, 1965.
Admitted Pennsylvania bar, 1927, private practice of law. Member Pennsylvania legislature, 1934-1939. Member 77th of 78th Congresses (1941-1947), 33d Pennsylvania District.
Judge Common Pleas Court of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, 1946-1968. Deputy commissioner National Professional Football League, also referee, 1942-1962. President Rosalia Foundling, Montefiore hospitals, Pittsburgh.
Vice president National Jewish Hospital, Denver. President National Conference of Christians and Jews. Member athletic council Duquesne U. Outstanding Alumnus award, Duquesne U., 1949.
Boys Club Outstanding Citizens award, 1950. B’nai B’rith Humanitarian award, 1960. Named Sportsman of Year, Allen County Civic Sportsman’s Association, 1964.
Member American, Pennsylvania, Allegheny County bar associations, American Academy Political Science, Sigma Alpha Mu (awarded outstanding achievement award 1951). Mason, Elk, Eagle, Moose, Knights of Pythias, Lion I.O.O.F., B’nai B’rith.
Married Jeannette E. Hoffman, June 29, 1930. Children: Sandra Jacqueline (deceased), Joy (Mistress S. R. Cohen), James.