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Hyman, Joseph C.

HYMAN, JOSEPH C.

HYMAN, JOSEPH C. (1899–1949), *American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee leader. Hyman was born in Syracuse, New York. He practiced law in New York, but, actively interested in social work, accepted a post as assistant to Herbert H. Lehman, then chairman of the ajdc's Reconstruction Committee (1922). Appointed acting secretary of the ajdc (1924) and then secretary (1925), Hyman became deeply involved in organizations supported by the ajdc, including the Allied Jewish Campaign, United Jewish Appeal, and ajdc affiliates for work in Russia. He served the ajdc as executive director, executive vice chairman, and vice chairman until his death. Hyman's close association with Felix M. Warburg led him to membership in the Jewish Agency Council, where he was assistant to Warburg, then chairman of the Agency's Administrative Committee.

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