A. Jacob (Jack) Abrams, attorney-at-law and entrepreneur, of Hyde Park, died on Friday, October 6, 2017. He was 90.
Mr. Abrams was a graduate of the United States Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point and received his law degree from St. John’s University where he was associate editor of the Law Review; he also was one of the first men to attend Vassar College in 1946 when the college opened its doors to returning war veterans. He was featured in the May 6, 1946, issue of Life magazine in an article about his attendance at Vassar. He served in both the Merchant Marine and the Navy during World War II, from 1945-1949, including a year’s “active duty” as a Naval officer aboard the aircraft carrier U.S.S. Siboney.