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Millard Ellison, Republican-Fusion candidate for the Supreme Court from Manhattan and the Bronx, is a native of Buffalo. He was graduated from the College of the City of New York and received Master of Arts and Bachelor of Law degrees from Columbia University. From 1910 to 1916 he served as assistant district attorney of New York County. He took part in the “ambulance chasing investigation” by appointment of the Appellate Division, which also selected him as a member of the committee on character and fitness of applicants for admission to the bar. He is a member of several bar associations.


Emil M. Haas, Democratic candidate for Justice of the Municipal Court in the Second Manhattan District, was born on the lower East Side forty-eight years ago. He was graduated from the College of the City of New York in 1904 and from New York University Law School in 1907, when he began the practice of law. From 1909 to 1914, he was an associate of Supreme Court Justice Aaron J. Levy. In 1914, he organized the law firm of Cohen, Haas & Schimmel, which continued until 1924, when Henry S. Schimmel became a City Court Justice. Since that time the firm has continued as Cohen & Haas. The candidate is a member of the John F. Ahearn Association, the fourth assembly district regular Democratic club.


Ascher Zeide, Democratic candidate for the Assembly in the fifth Assembly District, is twenty-four years old. He attended the College of the City of New York and was graduated from St. John’s Law School in 1930. He has practiced law since 1932, when he was admitted to the bar. He acted as counsel to the sub-committee of the Republican party in the Assembly headed by Assemblyman I. Arnold Ross, on mortgage legislation and the Child Labor Amendment. He was appointed a county committeeman and was organization director of Rockaway in the last campaign.


Assemblyman Samson Inselbuch, son of Rabbi Eli Inselbuch, Mizrachi leader, is a Republican-Fusion candidate for re-election to the Assembly in the Sixth Assembly District. He is a graduate of the Rabbi Jacob Joseph School, a former student of the Rabbi Isaac Elchonon Theological Seminary, an active member of Young Israel, Zionist Organization of America, Brooklyn Jewish Teachers Association and other Jewish organizations.

He is endorsed by the Citizens Union, the Central Trades and Labor Council and the Liberal party.

Assemblyman Inselbuch introduced a bill against Nazi propaganda in the Legislature and sponsored other measures of importance to the Jewish community.

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