Jerome J. Shestack

Military Officer, Deceased Person

1923 – 2011

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Who was Jerome J. Shestack?

Jerome Joseph "Jerry" Shestack was a Philadelphia lawyer and human rights advocate active in Democratic Party politics who served as president of the American Bar Association from 1997 to 1998. He chaired the International League for Human Rights for twenty years, and was appointed the United States Ambassador to the United Nations Commission on Human Rights from 1979 to 1980 by President Jimmy Carter. Shestack was regularly listed on the National Law Journal's list of the 100 most influential U.S. lawyers.

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Born
Feb 11, 1923
Atlantic City
Also known as
  • Jerome Shestack
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Nationality
  • United States of America
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Education
  • Harvard Law School
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Overbrook High School
Died
Aug 18, 2011
Philadelphia

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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