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Samuel David Hoffman, American lawyer. Recipient Theodore Rosen Memorial award Phi Epsilon Pi, 1952; Americanism award Jewish War Vets, 1957. Member Jewish Federation New Brunswick (founder, 1st president), Rutgers Alumni Association (president 1951-1952), Phi Epsilon Pi (honorary supeior Lambda chapter 1936).

Background

Hoffman, Samuel David was born on January 1, 1900 in Brooklyn. Son of Barnet and Sarah (Jelin) Hoffman.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Rutgers University, 1921, Doctor of Humane Letters, 1957. Bachelor of Laws, New Jersey Law School, 1922.

Career

Teacher history and civics New Brunswick High School, 1921-1922. Admitted to New Jersey bar, 1922, practiced law in New Brunswick, 1922-1957. City commissioner New Brunswick, 1935-1938, local government commissioner, 1938-1951, city attorney, 1955-1957.

Director, counsel First National Bank of Sayreville, New Jersey, 1955-1957. Founder, member Jewish Social Service, 1925-1957. Consultant, special counsel Redevelopment Agency, charge riverfront development, 1949-1957 member planning board New Brunswick, 1935-1938, vice chairman housing authority, 1943-1949.

Chairman supreme court ethics and grievance committee Middlesex County, 1955-1956. Chairman United Service Organizations-Jewish Welfare Board committee for Central New Jersey, 1943-1945. Democratic municipal chairman New Brunswick, 1935-1938.

Delegate Democratic National Convention, 1936. Trustee Rutgers University. Founder, 1st chairman Rutgers Caravan, 1952-1954.

Trustee Middlesex General Hospital.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author articles on housing planning, redevelopment.

Membership

Member Jewish Federation New Brunswick (founder, 1st president), Rutgers Alumni Association (president 1951-1952), Phi Epsilon Pi (honorary supeior Lambda chapter 1936).

Connections

Married Clara Kenarik, February 19, 1933. Children: Elaine (Mistress.

father:
Barnet Hoffman

mother:
Sarah (Jelin) Hoffman

spouse:
Clara Kenarik

child:
Elaine (Mrs Hoffman