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 Maurice David Freidberg

Maurice David Freidberg

Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas, USA
Death 23 Dec 1965 (aged 63)
Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas, USA
Burial Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas, USA
Plot Beth Tikvah
Memorial ID 131654885 · View Source
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Topeka Capital Journal [Topeka, Kansas]


Services for Maurice D. Freidberg, 63, well-known Topeka attorney, will be at 1:30 pm Monday at the Penwell-Gabel Chapel with Rabbi Elbert Sapinsley officiating. Burial will be in the Mount Hope Cemetery.
Mr. Freidberg was dead on arrival at a Topeka hospital Thursday after he became ill at his home at 521 Danbury Lane. Cause of death has not been given.

Native of Topeka

Mr Freidberg, a native Topekan, was born February 7, 1902. He received degrees from Washburn College and Washburn School of Law and was admitted to the bar in 1924.
He practiced law from 1924 to 1932 and then managed the Parisian store until 1935 when he became cashier of the Topeka Water Department. He later held the offices of county auditor, and assistant county attorney. He helped to formulate a building code for the three mile area surrounding Topeka.

Religious Leader

He was chairman of the legislative committee of the Topeka Chamber of Commerce. He joined CL Davis Jr and Byron Gray in forming the Gray Freidberg and Davis law firm here in 1963 with offices in the Kansas Power and Light [KPL] Tower. He currently was chairman of the legal aid committee of the State Bar Association.
He was past president of Temple Beth Shalom and B'nai B'rith. He was a member of Orient Lodge No. 51, AF&AM, the YMCA, the Knife and Fork Club, state and national bar associations.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs Irene Freidberg, of the home; two sons, Dr Stanton Freidberg, Cleveland, Ohio; and Stephan Freidberg, Washington DC; and a grandson.

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