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Governor Names 2 Jews to Bench in Cleveland

Four Jews will sit as judges of the Cleveland Municipal Court during the coming year, as a result of the appointment this week by Governor Myers V. Cooper of Maurice J. Meyer and Alfred L. Steur to fill vacancies on the Municipal Court bench arising through the recent elections. The other two Jewish judges are Jacob Stacel and Mary D. Grossman.

Meyers, a former Assistant County Prosecutor, is attorney for the State Banking Department. Steur is a well-known lawyer. Neither of them has been active in Jewish affairs.

Many Jews here feel deeply disappointed at the failure of the Governor to appoint to the Municipal Court bench Lewis Drucker, communal worker who was strongly recommended by Cleveland Jewish leaders.