Simon J. Liebowitz (June 5, 1905 – May 24, 1998) was an American lawyer and politician from New York.
Life[edit]
He was born on June 5, 1905,[1] in Brooklyn, New York City. He attended Public School No. 129 and Boys High School.[2] He graduated from the City College of New York, and from Brooklyn Law School in 1926. He practiced law in New York City. He married Esther Nitzburg and together they had two children. They remained married until Esther’s death at age 43. He thereafter married Elsie Chasanoff (1908–2007), who was a widow and had one daughter and together they formed a new family with all three of their offspring.
Liebowitz was a member of the New York State Senate from 1960 to 1968, sitting in the 172nd, 173rd, 174th, 175th, 176th and 177th New York State Legislatures.
In November 1968, he was elected to the New York City Civil Court; and in November 1969, to the New York Supreme Court. He remained on the bench until the end of 1975 when he reached the constitutional age limit. Afterwards he resumed the practice of law and remained active in various capacities of the law until his death.
He died on May 24, 1998, in Good Samaritan Hospital in Palm Beach, Florida.[3]
Sources[edit]

^ “LIEBOWITZ, SIMON I.” at Social Security Info
^ New York Red Book (1965–1966; pg. 80)
^ Simon J. Liebowitz, Ex-Judge And New York Legislator, 92 in the New York Times on May 27, 1998

New York State Senate

Preceded by
Herbert I. Sorin
New York State Senate
10th District
1960–1965
Succeeded by
Irving Mosberg

Preceded by
Edward S. Lentol
New York State Senate
18th District
1966
Succeeded by
William C. Thompson

Preceded by
Martin J. Knorr
New York State Senate
15th District
1967–1968
Succeeded by
A. Frederick Meyerson

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