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Goldiamond, Israel

Israel (Izzy) Goldiamond was born on November 1, 1919, in a little village in Russia near Kiev, in the Ukraine. His family immigrated to the United States in 1923 when he was 3 years old and settled in Brooklyn, New York, where he spent most of his childhood. After graduating from Brooklyn College with a bachelor's degree in English, he enlisted in the army and served during World War II in military intelligence until his discharge in November of 1945.

He and Betty Johnson married in February 1946, and they moved to California so that he could attend the University of California in Berkeley. With the goal of eventually entering the graduate program in psychology, he proceeded to take the necessary undergraduate courses in ...

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