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Robert J. Friedman, 89, Former White Plains City Judge

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. – Robert James Friedman, former White Plains City Court judge and longtime White Plains resident, died Wednesday, March 4, at his home. He was 89.

Friedman was born in Brooklyn on Jan. 19, 1926, served in the U.S. Navy from 1943-47 and attended Tufts University, New York University Law School and New York University School of Education.

He was a partner at Corwin & Friedman, was Of Counsel to Holden Brothers P.C. and taught at Iona College during the 1970s.

Friedman also volunteered with many organizations, including serving as general counsel to the White Plains Historical Society, Abbot House, Westchester County Multiple Sclerosis Soceity and the Westchester Chapter of the National Conference of Christians and Jews.

He also served as a president of the White Plains Bar Association and as director of the Westchester County Bar Association.

He is survived by his ex-wife, Florence; two sons, Douglas and Andrew; and four grandchildren.

Visiting hours will be at McMahon, Lyon & Hartnett Funeral Home on Sunday, March 8, from 3-7 p.m.

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