Julius B. Levine

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Julius B. Levine
1939 - 2018
BROOKLINE, Mass. - Julius B. Levine, 79, of Brookline, Mass. passed away on April 10, 2018. He was the devoted son of the late Lewis L. and Celia (Gurewitz) Levine.
He grew up in Waterville, and was a graduate of Waterville High School (nationally recognized debator and American Legion Boys Nation delegate), Harvard College (Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa, and Class Orator), Harvard Law School (Cum Laude), and Oxford University (Rhodes Scholar, D.Phil.).
An esteemed professor at the Boston University School of Law for more than 30 years, he authored books and numerous articles and was a distinguished trial attorney and trial advocacy expert. Committed to public service, he served as an elected Brookline Town Meeting member, delegate to Democratic state and national conventions, member of Boston and Brookline Democratic committees, candidate for other offices, and Assistant District Attorney. He was also active in movements to protect crime victims and promote affordable housing and "clean elections."
He leaves his three children, Rachel A. Levine (Aryeh Feder), Sarah L. Levine (Hylton Joffe) and James G. Levine; his six grandchildren, Adin, Ezra, Devorah and Daniella Feder and Hannah and Rebecca Joffe; his four siblings, Judith Brody, Ida-Joyce, Robert (Tobie), and Frederick Levine; and many nieces and nephews.
A funeral will be on Thursday, April 12, at 10 a.m. at the Levine Chapel, 470 Harvard St, Brookline, Mass. Burial will be at Mt. Sinai Cemetery, 158 Hicks St., Portland, Maine. Shiva will be announced at the funeral.

In lieu of flowers,
contributions may be made to:
Beth Israel Congregation
P.O. Box 1882
Waterville, ME 04903
www.bethisraelwaterville.org or:
Lunder-Dineen Health Education
Alliance of Maine
P.O. Box 1505
Bangor, ME 04402-1505
www.lunderdineen.org or:
Angel Fund for ALS Research
649 Main St.
Wakefield, MA 01880
www.theangelfund.org




Published in Central Maine on Apr. 12, 2018
Arrangements under the direction of:
Levine Chapels
470 Harvard Street | Brookline, MA 02446 | (617) 277-8300
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