Max Rubinstein Papers
Scope and Content Note
This collection primarily contains materials from the Jewish War Veterans, Post 486 in Beverly, Massachusetts from 1946-1995. These include financial, administrative, and membership records from the post, as well as ephemera. There are also materials from the Department of Massachusetts Jewish War Veterans and the national Jewish War Veterans, focusing primarily on their state and national legislative goals. The collection also contains some personal papers of Max Rubinstein, including materials from his personal and professional life and his involvement with other organizations and businesses in Beverly. Some items are restricted.
- undated, 1946-1995
- Rubinstein, Max (Person)
Language of Materials
This collection is in English.
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Max Rubinstein was born May 23, 1915 in Beverly, Massachusetts to Jacob and Lena Rubinstein. He served in the U.S. Army Ordnance Corps, holding the rank of captain, in World War II and was on civilian assignment as Small Bureau Specialist for the Bureau of Supplies and Accounts of the U.S. Navy furing the Korean War. He became active in the Jewish War Veterans, Post 486 in Beverly, serving as Post Commander of Post 486 from its founding in 1946 to 1949. He also served as State Commander for Massachusetts Jewish War Veterans in 1951. In 1946, he founded his company, Utility Metals Inc., and was involved in numerous Beverly civic organizations , including the Beverly Redevelopment Authority, Beverly Chamber of Commerce, and Beverly Historical Society. He was married to Martha Grossman Rubinstein. Max Rubinstein died on July 22, 1994.
- Materials in collection.
- May 23, 1915
- Max Rubinstein is born.
- Max Rubinstein becomes Post Commander of the Jewish War Veterans, Post 486.
- Max Rubinstein becomes State Commander for Massachusetts Jewish War Veterans.
- July 22, 1994
- Max Rubinstein dies.
1 linear feet (1 manuscript box, 1 1/2 manuscript box, 7 oversized folders)
Max Rubinstein was a World War II Army veteran who was an active member of the Jewish War Veterans (JWV), Post 486 in Beverly, Massachusetts. He served as Post Commander of Post 486 from its founding in 1946 to 1949, and then as State Commander for Massachusetts Jewish War Veterans in 1951. This collections contains financial, administrative, and membership records from both the national JWV and JWV Post 486, and some of Rubinstein's personal and business papers.
Located in Boston, Mass.
Donated by Paul W. Weinberg, 2020.
Processed by Katie Webber, 2021
- Rubinstein, Max (Person)
- Max Rubinstein Papers
- Katie Webber
- Language of description
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Part of the Wyner Family Jewish Heritage Center at New England Historic Genealogical Society Repository
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