Mack, Julian William

(1866–1943)
   US jurist and Zionist. A successful lawyer and law professor in Chicago, Mack served on the US circuit court of appeals (1913–41). He was a founder and leader of the American Jewish Committee. From 1914 he was associated with Judge Louis D.BRANDEIS in the Zionist movement. He was elected president of the Zionist Organization of America in 1918 and was chairman of the Committee of Jewish Delegations at the 1919 Paris Peace Conference. At the Cleveland convention of the ZOA in 1921, he resigned his office when the group led by Brandeis and himself was defeated in a conflict over Dr WEIZMANN’S proposals. However, Judge Mack remained active on Zionist and Jewish bodies.

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