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Henry Ellenbogen

(1900 - 1985)

ELLENBOGEN, Henry, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Vienna, Austria, April 3, 1900; attended the Vienna public schools and the University of Vienna Law School, Austria; immigrated to the United States and settled in Pittsburgh, Pa.; A.B., Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, Pa., 1921 and J.D., 1924; was admitted to the bar in 1926 and commenced practice in Pittsburgh, Pa.; appointed as arbitrator and public panel chairman by the National War Labor Board and the Third Regional War Labor Board in cases involving labor disputes; writer of articles on economic, social, and legal problems; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-third, Seventy-fourth, and Seventy-fifth Congresses and served from March 4, 1933, to January 3, 1938, when he resigned, having been elected judge of the common pleas court of Allegheny County, Pa.; reelected in November 1947 and again in 1957 and served as presiding judge, 1963-1966; was a resident of Miami, Fla., until his death there July 4, 1985; interment in West View Cemetery of Rodef Shalom Congregation, Squirrel Hill, Pa.

Sources: Biographical Dictionary of the United States Congress