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Samuel Arthur Weiss, Polish judge. award, Duquesne U., 1949; award, 1950; award, 1960; awarded outstanding achievement award 1951). 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.

Background

Weiss, Samuel Arthur was born on April 15, 1902 in Krotowicz (Warsaw), Poland. Son of Israel and Sadie (Golden) Weiss.

Education

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.

Career

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.

Membership

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.

Connections

Married Jeannette E. Hoffman, June 29, 1930. Children: Sandra Jacqueline (deceased), Joy (Mistress.

father:
Israel Weiss

mother:
Sadie (Golden) Weiss

spouse:
Jeannette E. Hoffman

children:
Sandra Jacqueline Weiss (deceased)

Joy (Mrs Weiss