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While recovering from a bout of malaria while stationed in the Caribbean during World War II, Dr. Mazzarelli received his first

chiropractic adjustment.

After the war, he made chiropractic his

profession, and began a private practice, first in Camden, N.J. and later in Pennsauken. During his career he served as president of both the New Jersey and South Jersey Chiropractic Societies, and received numerous honors, including honorary degrees from Palmer, Palmer West and Columbia College [sic] of Chiropractic.

Dr. Mazzarelli is survived by his wife, Ann, his daughter Jo Ann Heidenreich, of Nashville, Tenn., and two sons, Dr. Joseph Mazzarelli, Jr., of Cinnaminson, N.J., and Dr. Frank Mazzarelli of Tampa, Florida.

1995 (June): Chiropractic History [15(1)] includes:

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    “Mickey Goldschmidt, AHC’s 6th President” (p. 52): Arnold M. (“Mickey”) Goldschmidt was the sixth president of AHC, but also its Ambassador of Good Will to the Profession at Large. His death last December 26, 1994 in Phoenix, Arizona was not only a loss to the Association, but to the profession. Dr. Goldschmidt was elected to his third term as president of the Association for the History of Chiropractic at New York Chiropractic College last October. He was a trustee of NYCC and past president of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards. Ironically, the third president of AHC was Dr. Ernest Napolitano, the president of NYCC when he died in 1985. Mickey had given much of his time in advancing the interests of the college at its upstate location in Seneca Falls and hosted the 1994 AHC conference there in October


One of the first members of the New York State Board of Chiropractic after licensure was achieved in 1963, Arnold Goldschmidt continued the pioneering work of his father, Sol Goldschmidt, a Carver Institute graduate who was long-time executive secretary of the New York State Chiropractic Society and was in the vanguard of licensing battles for more than 30 years. The senior Goldschmidt had also co-authored with Clarence Weiant one of the

first scholarly arguments of the profession, Chiropractic, which was reprinted in seven editions.



Arnold Goldschmidt attended Western Reserve University and Logan College before graduating from the Chiropractic Institute of New York in 1950. He was an intern at Spears Chiropractic Hospital in Denver for a year prior to starting his practice in Manhattan.

A former president of the New York Chiropractic Association, he was active in the process of the sitting examinations by the New York Board and also taught classes in chiropractic ethics at NYCC and other colleges. He was elected a Fellow of both the American College of Chiropractors and the International College of Chiropractors.

“Mickey’s whole life was chiropractic,” said Dr. Val Pasqua of Larchmont, who delivered the eulogy at the December 28 service in New York. “He was dedicated to the quality of his profession and brought dignity and good humor in articulating the many roles he enjoyed in chiropractic.”

Dr. Goldschmidt was honored as a New York Pioneer of Chiropractic at NYCC in 1993. He is survived by his wife Lucille, two daughters, Lisa and Rhonda and a son, Peter.

1995 (June): Journal of the ACA [32(6)] includes:

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    “In memoriam: William Andrew Nelson, D.C.” (p. 8)

1995 (July): Journal of the ACA [32(7)] includes:

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    “In memoriam: Harry N. Rosenfield” (p. 98):



Harry N. Rosenfield, attorney and former general counsel to the American Chiropractic Association passed away on June 2 after

battling several health Parkinson’s diseases.





Mr. Rosenfield enjoyed a long and illustrious career in public service, beginning as a protégé of Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia. After graduating from Columbia University Law School, Mr. Rosenfield served as secretary to the commissioner of the New York City Board of Education, and became an expert on education administration. As chief assistant to the Administrator of the Federal Security Administration, a forerunner of the Department of Health and Human Services, Rosenfield was vital in the drafting of legislation for the school lunch program. After serving as a delegate to the United Nations Economic and Social Council in Geneva, Rosenfield was placed in charge of the Displaced Persons Commission by President Harry Truman, and was responsible for the admission and resettlement of refugees after World War II. Together with his staff, he was responsible for bringing over 50,000 refugees to the U.S.

In 1953, Rosenfield went in to private practice in Washington,

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      C., and served as general counsel for both the National Safety Council and the American Chiropractic Association. He retired from his legal career in the late 1980s. Harry Rosenfield was preceded in death by his wife, Leonora Cohen Rosenfield, and he is survived by his daughter, Marianne R. Smigelskis, of Chicago.

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    “In memoriam: Robert R. Reich, D.C.” (p. 98): The American Chiropractic Association marks the passing of Robert E. Reich, D.C., of South Beloit, Wis. In his home on May 25, 1995, after a long illness. Dr. Reich was a member of both the ACA and the Prairie State Chiropractic Association. A graduate of Palmer Chiropractic College, he served as a member of the Palmer International Alumni Association, the Parker Research Foundation and the Tri-County Chiropractic Association. Dr. Reich opened his first chiropractic clinic in 1952 and in 1964 he opened a clinic bearing his name. Although he retired in 1992, Dr. Reich was chosen as a fellow in the Palmer Academy of Chiropractic in 1995. Dr. Reich is survived by his wife, Genevieve, seven children, 17 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Two of his sons, Bradley Reich, D.C., of South Beloit, Wis. And Dale Reich, D.C. of Rothschild, Wis. have followed their father into the chiropractic profession.

1995 (Aug): Journal of the ACA [32(8)] includes:

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    “In memoriam: Carl S. Cleveland, Jr., D.C.” (p. 17): With the death of Carl S. Cleveland, Jr., D.C., chiropractic has lost one of its pioneers and a true leader of the profession. Dr. Cleveland, Jr., chancellor of Cleveland Chiropractic College of Kansas City and Los Angeles, died in his home in Kansas City, Mo. on July 23. Himself a 1942 graduate of Cleveland Chiropractic College – Kansas City, Dr. Cleveland, Jr. dedicated over 50 years of his life to chiropractic service and education. In 1967, he succeeded his father, Carl S. Cleveland, Sr., D.C., as president of the Kansas City college, serving in that capacity until 1981. His tenure as president of CCC- LA extended from 1982 until 1992. From 1993 until his death, Dr. Cleveland, Jr., served as chancellor of the multi-campus system. Dr. Cleveland, Jr. was a member of the American Chiropractic Association, a fellow of the International Chiropractors Association, an institutional member of the Council on Chiropractic Education, a member of the Association of Chiropractic Colleges, a member of Sigma Chi fraternity, and a founding member of the Beta Chi Rho fraternity.

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