Thomas S. Eisenstadt
|Thomas S. Eisenstadt|
|Sheriff of Suffolk County, Massachusetts|
|Preceded by||John W. Sears|
|Succeeded by||Dennis J. Kearney|
May 21, 1936 |
Thomas Stephen Eisenstadt (born May 21, 1936) was sheriff of Suffolk County, Massachusetts from 1969 to 1977, during which time he was the captioned plaintiff in Eisenstadt v. Baird (1972), a landmark United State Supreme Court decision on contraception.
Elected to the Boston School Committee in 1965, Eisenstadt was strong supporter of desegregation efforts.