Abram, Morris


Abram, Morris


Bio: Abram Morris (1918-2000) was an attorney and served as: a member of the prosecution staff, Nuremburg trials; Assistant to Director of Committee for Marshall Plan; Peace Corps General Counsel; U.S. Representative to U.N. Commission on Human Rights under LBJ; President, American Jewish Committee, 1963-1968; President, Brandeis University, 1968-1970; Chairman, President’s Commission for Study of Ethical Problems in Medicine and Biomedical and Behavioral Research under Jimmy Carter; Chairman, United Negro College Fund, 1970-1979; Vice-Chairman, U.S. Commission on Civil Rights under Ronald Reagan; U.S. Permanent Representative to the U.N., 1989-1993; and founding Chairman, U.N. Watch.


LBJ Connection: U.S. Representative to U.N. Commission on Human Rights, 1965-1968