Stroock, Solomon Marcuse

   American communal leader. A specialist in constitutional law, he was the chairman of various legal committees. He served as president of the New York branch of the Young Men's Hebrew Association, the Federation for the support of Jewish Philanthropic Societies in New York, and the American Jewish Committee.

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  • STROOCK — STROOCK, U.S. family of lawyers, philanthropists, and businessmen. MARCUS STROOCK immigrated to the U.S. from Germany in the mid 19th century and founded a large woolen mill in Newburgh, New York. His eldest son, LOUIS S. (1855–1925), was active… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Stroock, Alan Maxwells — (1907 85)    American lawyer, son of Solomon Marcuse Stroock. He started his career as a law clerk to Supreme Court Justice Benjamin Cardozo (1934 6), then joined the Stroock family legal firm Stroock and Stroock, where he became a partner. He… …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

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