2001-12-05 / Seniors

Centenarian Attorney Awarded Certificate

Centenarian Attorney

David Weprin, Democratic district leader and newly elected City Councilmember in the 23rd District, recently awarded a Certificate of Appreciation to Julia Waisman Harris, a 100-year-old Bayside senior for her services to the community. Harris, a New York University Law School graduate (Class of 1927), told of her life and times at the Hillside Manor Rehabilitation and Extended Care Center. Joining her were (l. to r.): Weprin, Harris and civic leader Robert Harris, her son. Harris was born on August 15, 1901. She received her B.A. degree from New York University and her J.D. from NYU Law School in 1927, one of only six women in a class of 150. She passed the bar in 1928.

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