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Jack Levitz

 (1896 - 1964)
Jack Levitz was active/lived in Connecticut, New York / Lithuania.  Jack Levitz is known for painting.

Jack Levitz

Jack Levitz (1896-1964)

In September of 1896 Jack Levitz was born in Vilna, Lithuania.  Or was it New Haven?  Was his name Jack, Abraham, or Ebbitt? Or perhaps Ebbet?  Why was he arrested in 1931?  Does his run-in with the law explain his many courtroom paintings?

Jack Levitz resembled Winston Churchill and his 5'4" frame was typically graced with a cigar.  He seemed to enjoy living on the edge of legality and never achieved commercial success in keeping with his critical acclaim.

As best can be determined the legal name of Jack Levitz was Ebbitt Abraham Levitz, born September 27, 1896 in Vilna, also known as the Jerusalem of Lithuania.  There was civil unrest in Vilna in 1897 due to agita  ...  Displaying 750 of 8764 characters.

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About  Jack Levitz

Born:  1896
Died:   1964
Known for:  painting