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Jonas Bondi Robitscher, Jr.

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Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Death: March 25, 1981 (60)
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, United States
Place of Burial: Austin, Travis County, Texas, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Jonas Bondi Robitscher, Sr. and Elsa Robitscher
Husband of Jean Begeman Robitscher Bergmark
Father of Jan Bondi Robitscher; Private and Private
Half brother of Marjorie Bianca Stark

Occupation: lawyer and psychiatrist
Managed by: Randy Schoenberg
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About Professor Jonas Bondi Robitscher, J.D,. M.D.

New York Times obituary, March 26,1981:

Jonas B. Robitscher, 60, Lawyer and Psychiatrist

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Jonas B. Robitscher, a pioneer in forensic psychiatry, died of cancer here today at his home. He was 60 years old.

Dr. Robitscher, a native of New York, was a lawyer and psychiatrist and had written extensively in forensic medicine on such topics as sterilization, abortion and prolongation of life and in forensic psychiatry on such topics as criminal responsibility, the retarded offender and psychiatry in corrections. His most controversial work, The Powers of Psychiatry, a critique of the abuses of psychiatry, was published last year by Houghton Mifflin.

For the last decade he held the Henry R. Luce Chair in Law and Behavioral Sciences at Emory University here. He was the first occupant of the chair.

Dr. Robitscher graduated from Brown University in 1942, George Washington University's School of Law in 1948, and the its School of Medicine in 1955. He was director of the Legal Psychiatry Program at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and lecturer in law at Villanova Law School in Philadelphia. He also practiced psychiatry and psychoanalysis there until 1972, when he moved here to join Emory.

He is survived by his wife, Jean; two daughters, Jan and Christine; a son, John, and sister, Mrs. Albert Stark.

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Professor Jonas Bondi Robitscher, J.D,. M.D.'s Timeline

1920
October 28, 1920
New York, New York, United States
1981
March 25, 1981
Age 60
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, United States
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Austin, Travis County, Texas, United States