Neufeld, Maurice F., 1910-2003

American academic

Professor Maurice Frank Neufeld was an American academic, author, union organizer and Army officer. From 1935 to 1939, he was employed as an organizer for the Amalgamated Clothing Workers in Philadelphia and, subsequently, was the education director of the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union in Trenton, New Jersey. He then took a position as Secretary and Chief Assistant in Research and Economics for the New Jersey State Planning Board. In September 1939, he was appointed the Director of the New York Division of State Planning, and in May 1941, he was appointed as the state's Deputy Commissioner of Commerce. In 1942, he entered the United States Army, and spent most of his military career in Italy. In 1945, he was one of the two founding faculty members of the School of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell University. (Source: Wikipedia)

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