Hall of Fame Award (1988) – Alexander Fleischman, Class of 1937

FleischmanAlexander Fleischman, Class of 1937


“47” Hall of Fame (1988)

February 22, 1921 – March 23, 2007

Alexander devoted his entire life as a leader and advocate for the Deaf Community from the moment he graduated from P.S. 47 School for the Deaf in 1937. He then attended the New York School for the Deaf in White Plains in the 1940s. Throughout his life, Alexander was involved and participated in clubs, sports, civic, state and national organizations, including:

• Chairman of the third National Deaf Senior Citizens conference in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
• Convention chairman of International Games of Deaf, Washington
• Director of workshops in Health, Education and Welfare United States of America, Washington
• Executive Director and President of World Congress of the Jewish Deaf
• Executive Director of American National Association
• Executive Director of National Congress of Jewish Deaf, Greenbelt, Md
• Founder and Chairman of American Athletic Association for Deaf
• Member of United Hearing and Deaf Service Agency, Broward County, Florida
• President of Maryland Association of Deaf
• President of the Florida Association of the Deaf
• President of World Organization of Jewish Deaf. Tel Aviv, Israel

For his dedication, devotion, caring, and extraordinary leadership at all levels, he was honored with numerous Hall of Fame awards, including one from “47” Alumni Association of the Deaf “47” Hall of Fame in 1988.