New York (May. 10)
George Salomon, a senior editor in the publication division of the American Jewish Committee, died last Friday of cancer at his home in Great Neck, L.I., He was 61 years old. Memorial services are being arranged.
During his 20 years at the AJCommittee, Salomon wrote and edited many of its major publications. An expert in translating research and statistical data for the general public, he edited “Education and Attitude Change,” by Charles Herbert Stember, “Jews in the Mind of America,” by Stember and others, and a number of other important monographs and papers that helped inform and educate Americans about the nature of prejudice.
Born in Germany the son of Dr. Richard Salomon, a leading classics scholar, Salomon came to the United States as a teenager.