Jack Flamhaft

President of the United States Soccer Football Association from 1959 to 1961.

Flamhaft, a lawyer, had been a regular delegate from the New York State association to USSFA conventions since 1935, and as he rose in the organizing, became a major influence over the USSFA’s legal matters, including work on its constitution and by-laws and representing the USSFA in state and federal courts on various challenges to its authority.

Flamhaft had been an American Soccer League player and official at Hakoah, an ASL club with which he was involved for more than 30 years, and president of the ASL for five years.

Inducted in 1964.

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