Bachelor, Montclair State College, 1941. Master of Education, University Miami, Coral Galbles, Florida, 1954.
Assistant director Jewish Community Relations Council, Essex County, New Jersey, 1948-1952. Director Southeast Area American Jewish Committee, 1952-1964. Chief intergroup relations officer Community Relations Service, United States Department Justice, 1964-1968.
National director domestic affairs American Jewish Committee, New York City, 68-84. Executive director Dade County Community Relations Board, Florida, 1963-1964. President Hassaram Rijhumal Factor Associates, Fort Lee, New Jersey, since 1984.
Trustee United Jewish Community, Bergen County, New Jersey, since 1988, director Jewish community relations committee, 1989-1990. Active Conference Jewish Communal Service Staff sergeant signal corps United States Army, 1942-1946, PTO. Member Society for Psychological Study of Social Issues (chair New York._New Jersey chapter research project since 1987).
Married Elaine Rosenberg, October 3, 1943. Children: Anita Samet Rechler, Roberta.