Alexander Greendale (May 25, 1910 - August 21, 1981) was an American playwright and civic leader. He was an adjunct professor at Adelphi University, the editor of two books about housing, and the author of over 70 plays.
|Born||May 25, 1910|
|Died||August 21, 1981|
New York City, U.S.
|Residence||Brooklyn, New York City, U.S.|
|Education||University of Hawaii|
|Occupation||Playwright, civic leader|
|Children||1 son, 1 daughter|
Greendale was an adjunct professor at his alma mater, Adelphi University. He was a Guggenheim Fellow in 1942. He was the director of the housing division of the American Jewish Committee from 1970 to 1977, when he became the executive director of the West Side Jewish Community Council. In 1972, he became the vice president of the Inter-religious New Communities Coalition, an organization whose aim was to build new towns in Israel. He edited two books about housing.
Greendale died on August 21, 1981 in New York City, at age 71.
- "Alexander Greendale". John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. Retrieved October 15, 2018.
- "Alexander Greendale, Headed Jewish Council". The New York Times. August 23, 1981. Retrieved October 15, 2018.
- "Israel Plans New Towns". St. Louis Jewish Light. November 29, 1972. p. 30. Retrieved October 15, 2018 – via Newspapers.com.