David
M.
Rubinstein


 

DAVID M. RUBINSTEIN was born David Hurwitz in Philadelphia PA on July 19, 1900. By 1910 he was living in Camden, the step-son of Dr. Samuel M. Rubinstein and Catherine (Volovick) Rubinstein, who had emigrated from of Russia. The Rubinsteins had come to Camden in the 1890s. At the time of the census the family resided at 1019 Kaighn Avenue. By the mid 1920s Samuel Rubinstein, a graduate of Philadelphia College of Optometry, made the family home at 1226 Langham Avenue, in the Parkside section of Camden. Besides optometry, Dr. Rubinstein was a prominent real estate operator both in Camden and in Atlantic City, having built the Booker T. Washington and the Tuskegee Apartment houses in the latter city.

David M. Rubinstein was graduated from the Camden High School, class of 1918; attended the University of Pennsylvania for one year, and spent one year in the academic department of Dickinson College. He then graduated from the Dickinson Law School, which conferred the degree of Doctor of Laws upon him in 1924. In the fall of 1925 he removed to Miami, Florida, where he engaged in law business, specializing in maritime, admiralty and riparian law.


South Jersey, A History 1624-1924

DAVID MARTIN RUBINSTEIN is a lawyer, but to some he may be known only as an author. His favorite form of relaxation, when not occupied with legal matters, is to sit at his desk at home writing for various magazines, and his name is familiar among literary syndicates. He is a regular contributor to several legal journals. He is well known to his legal fraternity, Phi Epsilon Pi, having been an editor of "Iota's Eyes," the Chapter paper, as well as editor of the "Phi Epsilon Pi Quarterly," the periodical of the fraternity-at-large. During his college days he was also associate editor of "Microcosm," the Dickinson College Year Book.

Mr. Rubinstein was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, July 19, 1900, a son of Dr. Samuel M. Rubinstein and Catherine (Volovick) Rubinstein, natives of Russia, who have resided in Camden for over thirty years. His father is a graduate of Philadelphia College of Optometry, and resides at No. 1226 Langham Avenue, Camden. He was a prominent real estate operator both in Camden and in Atlantic City, having built the Booker T. Washington and the Tuskegee Apartment houses in the latter city.

David M. Rubinstein was graduated from the Camden High School, class of 1918; attended the University of Pennsylvania for one year, and spent one year in the academic department of Dickinson College. He then graduated from the Dickinson Law School, which conferred the degree of Doctor of Laws upon him in 1924. Four months after his admission to the bar of the State of New Jersey he was retained in the celebrated case of Shoemaker vs. Township Committee of Center Township. Since that time he has been engaged in a number of important Supreme Court cases. He is a member of the Camden County Bar Association and the Commercial Law League of America. In the fall of 1925 he removed to Miami, Florida, where he engaged in law business, specializing in maritime, admiralty and riparian law. He is a charter member of Camden County Hebrew Democratic Association, a member of B'nai B'rith, Camden Hebrew Free Loan Society, and Beth-El Temple, Camden, secretary of the Camden Young Men's Hebrew Association, editor of the "Beacon," the organization's periodical. He is a member of the Young Men's Christian Association, the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, No. 293, of Camden, advisory chancellor. Commentary Society, of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, a legal organization, and Associate Alumnus of Phi Epsilon Pi. He is a member of the Camden Automobile Club of Camden; Carlisle Country Club, of Carlisle, Pennsylvania; Miami Beach Yacht Club, and the Southern Club, Miami.


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