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Social worker , General practice lawyer

William Feldman, American lawyer, social worker. Bar: New Jersey 1935; certified social worker New York State. Named Man of Year, Temple Israel, 1979; recipient Congressional medal, Selective Service System, 1947. Member of National Academy Social Workers. Associate, National Association Social Workers (charter member, legal regulations committee New York 1966-1969).


Feldman, William was born on September 17, 1909 in Passaic, New Jersey, United States. Son of Samuel and Ida (Goldman) Feldman.


Pre-legal student New Jersey Law School, 1929-1930. Bachelor of Laws, Rutgers University, 1933. Postgraduate Columbia University School Social Work, 1957-1958.

Certified social worker, New York State.


Social case worker New Jersey Department Public Welfare, Newark, 1938—1941. Part-time director intermediate activities YM & YWHA, Irvington, 1946—1951, board directors, 1951—1956. Court consultant Essex County New Jersey Juvenile Court, 1955—1963.

Director special services Travelers Aid Association America, New York City, 1965—1967. Director personnel and training service American Foundation Blind, 1967—1969. Consultant National Accreditation Council Agencies Serving Blind and Visually Handicapped, 1970—1971.

Private practice Newark, from 1935. Member Legal Advisory Draft Board and Reemployment Committeeman Selective Service System, 1941—1946. Director Temple Israel Senior Citizens, 1975—1981.

Trustee Temple Israel, Union, New Jersey, 1978—1979, vice president, 1979—1981, president, 1981—1982.


  • Bar: New Jersey 1935. Certified social worker New York State.


  • Other Work

    • Editor: Law School Review, 1932-1933. Co-editor: Juvenile Court Handbook and Directory, 1965.


Member of the United States Legal Advisory Draft Board and reemployment committeeman Selective Service System, 1941-1946. Member National Association Social Workers (charter.


Married Bertha Levin Feldman, June 14, 1936. 1 child Idee Alatzas.

Samuel Feldman

Ida (Goldman) Feldman

Bertha Levin Feldman

Idee Alatzas Feldman