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Milton Jacob Goell

(1904-    )
New York

Milton J. Goell was a lawyer, poet, and teacher. He was born in Brooklyn. He was a graduate of Harvard (B.A. in English), Columbia (M.A. in English Literature), and St. John's (L.L.B.). Goell was long associated with civic affairs and was renowned for his contributions to the eradiction of slums in Brooklyn. Goell was an active member of the American Arbitration Association and the National Council of Teachers of English. He maintained an interest in boxing and was once a member of the boxing team of Cambridge, England.

[Source: back dustjacket cover, Milton J. Goell, Four Seats Are Empty (New York: Comet Press Books, 1955)]


Milton J. Goell, To All You Ladies (New York: H. Vinal, Ltd., 1927)

___________, America—Fourth Decade, and Other Poems (New York: Dynamic America Press, 1939)

___________, Whence Come the Winds?: And Other Poems (New York: Dynamic America Press, 1941)

___________, Wall That is My Skin (New York: Wendell Malliet and Company, 1945)

___________, Four Empty Seats (New York: Comet Press Books, 1955)

___________, Our Minds Played With One Another, and Other Poems (Boston: B. Humphries, 1960)


Milton J. Goell, Tramping Through Palestine: Impressions of an American Student in Israeland (Kensington Press, 1926)

___________, For Better Health in Brownsville, A New Health Center Building ([Brooklyn]: Brownsvillle Neighborhood Council, 1942)


Milton J. Goell, Talmudic Tales in the Form of Original Ballads for Young Adolescents, dissertation, Yeshiva University, 1970