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Irving Weinstein was born in Galveston, Texas on March 8, 1912, and moved to Houston with his family in 1929. Irving graduated from Ball High School, the University of Oklahoma, and the University of Texas Dental School. In 1940, he married Lily Chernikowski Weinstein, his wife of 72 years. During World War II, Irving served as a member of the 8th Engineers, First Cavalry Division. He participated in landings on the Admiralty Islands, and was later sent to Brisbane, Australia where he directed and supervised the dental clinic of the 383rd Medical Dispensary. In 1946, he returned to his general dentistry practice in Houston and practiced for another 50 years. A longtime member of Congregation Beth Israel, Irving was also a life member of the Texas Dental Association, the Harris County Dental Society, Masonic Lodge Temple No.4, Scottish Rite and Arabia Shrine.
Lily Chernikowski Weinstein was born in Zurich, Switzerland, on Dec. 18, 1917, and moved with her family to Houston in 1923. She married Irving in 1940, and volunteered her time in numerous civic, educational, and charitable organizations during World War II. A life member of the Texas State Dental Auxiliary, the City of Hope, and the San Jacinto High School Alumni Association, Lily was also a member of congregation Beth Israel. Irving and Lily had two children, Jay and Riki Weinstein.
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