Sunday, August 31, 2008

Captain Myron Ehrlich

Myron Ehrlich was one of Jake Ehrlich's younger brothers. 

Myron Ehrlich was also a lawyer and was a Captain and Judge Advocate in the U.S. Navy. 

After he retired from the Navy he went on to have a private practice in Washington D.C.

During World War II he was the legal officer to the commander of U.S. Naval Forces in Europe.

Myron was appointed inspector general of all naval courts. He also served as special assistant to both the judge advocate general and the under secretary of the Navy.

Myron Ehrlich was the Aid de camp to Admiral Halsey. Myron Ehrlich wrote the Japanese Surrender document for World War II. 

Myron Ehrlich practiced law for 40 years and tried many cases in front of the Supreme Court of the United States.

He once said "Judges have forgotten that they are nothing but lawyers with robes on."

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