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Title: Samuel H. Becker papers
Dates:1925-1962
Call Number:M07

Biographical Note

Samuel H. Becker graduated from Northeastern University Evening School of Law in 1936, earning a Bachelor of Law degree. His law education, which began in 1924, was interrupted by a family illness.  Becker resumed his legal studies in 1934 while working full-time as a driver for the Checker Cab Company.  Eighteen years later, at the age of 51, he passed the Bar Examination.  He and his wife, Selda, had one child named Harold Eliot.