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Louis Henkin
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Birth: Nov. 11, 1917, Belarus
Death: Oct. 14, 2010
Manhattan
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA

Born Eliezer Henkin to Rabbi Yosef Eliuahu Henkin. Noted constitutional law, international law and human rights scholar. Law clerk to United States Supreme Court Associate Justice Felix Frankfurter from 1946 to 1947. University Professor Emeritus, Columbia University. BA, Yeshiva (1937), LLB, Harvard (1940), LHD, Yeshiva 1963, LLD, Columbia (1995, JD (honorary) Brooklyn Law School (1997). Awarded the Silver Star for action while serving in the U.S. Army in France in 1944 during World War II for convincing a 78 man German unit to surrender to his much smaller 13 man artillery observation unit. 
 
Note: Immigrated to the United States in 1923.
 
Burial:
Riverside Cemetery
Saddle Brook
Bergen County
New Jersey, USA
 
Created by: GravesScribe
Record added: Oct 18, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 60282303
Louis Henkin
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Dr. Henkin - A million thanks!
- C. Bryan
 Added: Jan. 14, 2013
RIP, Professor Henkin.
-Anonymous
 Added: Oct. 14, 2012
A scholar and war hero.
-Anonymous
 Added: Oct. 13, 2012
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