- ADVERTISEMENT -

DORA PRESTUP ROTHSCHILD

DORA PRESTUP ROTHSCHILD The first woman compensation judge for the New Jersey State Division of Workmen's Compensation, passed away on July 22 in Santa Fe, New Mexico. She was 106. Judge Rothschild was born in New York City and educated in the Newark Public Schools. She graduated from the old New Jersey Law School, now Rutgers. Judge Rothschild was admitted to the New Jersey Bar in 1929. Judge Rothschild practiced law with her husband Philip B. Rothschild starting in 1931 at 744 Broad Street. Prior to being appointed to the bench by then Governor Richard Hughes she was an attorney for The State Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control. She was a former member of the Executive Board of the Newark Branch of the NAACP, counsel to the then Essex County Democratic Women. She was a member of the Essex County Bar Association and the National Association of Women Judges. She is survived by her son, Dr. William S. Rothschild of Santa Fe, NM; her grandchildren: Andrew Rothschild of West Palm Beach, FL, Gary Rothschild of Pelham, NY and Phyllis Golnik of Carlisle, MA; and seven grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Philip B. Rothschild and daughter-in-law Lois Rothschild. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to The Christus Saint Vincent's Hospital Foundation; Lois Rothschild Resource Room, 440 St. Michael's Drive, Santa Fe, NM 87505. All funeral services will be private. Berardinelli Family Funeral Service 1399 Luisa Street Santa Fe, NM 87505 (505) 984-8600 Please sign our guestbook for the family at: www.berardinellifuneral home.com

Funeral Home

Berardinelli Family Funeral Service
1399 Luisa Street Santa Fe, NM 87505
(505) 984-8600
Published in Santa Fe New Mexican on Jan. 1, 1900
- ADVERTISEMENT -