Aubrey Grossman

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Aubrey W. Grossman (1911–1999) was a widely known Civil Rights attorney and member of the Communist Party USA. He is best known for his defense of Willie McGee (convict), a black man put to death for an alleged rape, and for his defense of the Native Americans who occupied Alcatraz Island in 1969-71.[1]

Born in California on 29 March 1911, he was the son of David Grossman and his wife Emma (née Silverstein) Grossman.


  1. ^ "Aubrey Grossman". SFGate. December 10, 1999.