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Sydney Bernard Wertheimer Edit Profile

Lawyer

Sydney Bernard Wertheimer, American Lawyer. Bar: New York 1938, United States Customs Ct 1970, Supreme Court of the United States Ct 1976, District of Columbia Court Appeals 1973. Board of directors American Red Magen David for Israel, 1951-1995, vice chairman, 1988-1995, Scarsdale Board Education, New York, 1959-1962. With United States Navy, 1943-1945. Member Association of Bar of City of New York.

Background

Wertheimer, Sydney Bernard was born on April 15, 1914 in New York City. Son of Sydney B. and Edna F. (Leimdorfer) Wertheimer.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Economics, University of Pennsylvania, 1935;Bachelor of Laws, Harvard University, 1938.

Career

Member firm, Glass & Lynch, New York City, 1938-1939;assistant United State Attorneys, Southern District New York, 1939-1942;executive of subsidiary, Schenley Distillers, New York City, 1946-1948;from associate to partner, Weisman, Celler, Spett, Modlin & Wertheimer, New York City, 1947-1983. President Silas Worth, Inc., 1987-1995. Former director Fedders Corporation.

Achievements

  • Bar: New York 1938, United States Customs Ct 1970, Supreme Court of the United States Ct 1976, District of Columbia Court Appeals 1973.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (with others) The Draft and You, 1940.

Membership

Board directors American Red Magen David for Israel, 1951-1995, vice chairman, 1988-1995, Scarsdale Board Education, New York, 1959-1962. With United States Navy, 1943-1945. Member Association of Bar of City of New York Clubs: Quaker Ridge Golf (Scarsdale, New York ).

Connections

Married Jane B. Celler, November 10, 1938. Children: Sue Wertheimer Frank, Jill Wertheimer Rifkin.

father:
Sydney B. Wertheimer

mother:
Edna F. (Leimdorfer) Wertheimer

spouse:
Jane B. Celler

child:
Sue Wertheimer Frank Wertheimer

child:
Jill Wertheimer Rifkin Wertheimer