Rothblatt, Henry

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Rothblatt, Henry Gender: M
born on 13 August 1916 at 05:30 (= 05:30 AM )
Place Ft. Lauderdale Florida, USA, 40n42, 74w00
Timezone EST h5w (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 20°19' s_mo.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 19°26 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 24°31'


American attorney, famed as the defense attorney for such myriad cases as Xaviera (Happy Hooker) Hollander, four Watergate burglars and several soldiers accused of covering up the My Lai massacre of 1967 in Viet Nam. As an account of his colorful career, he wrote, "That Damned Lawyer," 1983.

Rothblatt rose from a theater usher in the Bronx to be a professor at the New York law School and senior partner in the law firm of Rothblatt, Rothblatt and Seijas. He graduated from Brooklyn Law School in 1940 and began defending "the little guy" against giant establishments.

He died 9/01/1985 at Broward General Medical Center in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.


  • Death, Cause unspecified 1 September 1985 at 12:00 noon in Ft. Lauderdale, FL (Age 69)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.
  • Social : End a program of study 1940 (Graduated Brooklyn Law School)
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1983 (Published "That Damned Lawyer")
  • Work : Gain social status 1967 (Noted case of representing My Lai Massacre)

Source Notes

Joan McEvers quotes him through a mutual friend, B.C.


  • Vocation : Law : Attorney (Defense attorney)
  • Vocation : Education : Teacher (Professor NY law school)
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction ("That Damned Lawyer")