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Helen Levitov Sobell was born on 13 March, 1918 in Washington, D.C., is a Teacher. Discover Helen Levitov Sobell's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is She in this year and how She spends money? Also learn how She earned most of networth at the age of 84 years old?

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Age 84 years old
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Born 13 March 1918
Birthday 13 March
Birthplace Washington, D.C.
Date of death (2002-04-15) Redwood City, California
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Nationality Washington

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Who Is Helen Levitov Sobell's Husband?

Her husband is Clarence Gurewitz ​ ​(m. 1938; div. 1943)​ - Morton Sobell ​ ​(m. 1945; div. 1980)​

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Husband Clarence Gurewitz ​ ​(m. 1938; div. 1943)​ - Morton Sobell ​ ​(m. 1945; div. 1980)​
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Children Sydney Gurewitz Clemens (b. 1939), Mark G. Sobell (b. 1949)

Helen Levitov Sobell Net Worth

Her net worth has been growing significantly in 2022-2023. So, how much is Helen Levitov Sobell worth at the age of 84 years old? Helen Levitov Sobell’s income source is mostly from being a successful Teacher. She is from Washington. We have estimated Helen Levitov Sobell's net worth , money, salary, income, and assets.

Net Worth in 2023 $1 Million - $5 Million
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After suffering from Alzheimer’s disease for a decade, she died on April 15, 2002 at a nursing home in Redwood City, California.


The Sobells also separated in 1980. They formally divorced the following year, after which she moved to San Francisco. There, she taught briefly at Contra Costa College before retiring. She also became an active member of the Gray Panthers.


She then taught science at the Elisabeth Irwin High School. Her husband was released from prison in 1969. In 1980, at the age of 62, she earned her Ph.D. in computer education from Teachers College, Columbia University.


She campaigned to save the Rosenbergs from execution, raising more than $1 million for their defense. She also fought to have her husband's conviction overturned, filing eight unsuccessful appeals and even leasing the main stage at Carnegie Hall where she hosted the "Committee to Secure Justice for Morton Sobell" on May 15, 1956.

In 1956, she published a book of poems, You, Who Love Life.


After being accused of spying, she and her husband fled to Mexico. They were abducted on August 16, 1950, by Mexican agents and turned over to the Federal Bureau of Investigation. She was not prosecuted, but her husband was convicted of "conspiracy to commit espionage" and sentenced to 30 years in federal prison.


Levitov went to work at the General Electric Company in Schenectady, New York, where she met, then married, Morton Sobell. Levitov Sobell then studied physics at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Levitov Sobell moved to New York City in 1947 and was, three years later, awarded an M.S. in physics from Columbia University.


During her lifetime, she attended Wilson Teachers College. Throughout World War II she worked at the National Bureau of Standards as a spectrometer technician. In 1938, Levitov married Clarence Darrow Gurewitz. They divorced seven years later, in 1945.


Helen Levitov Sobell (March 13, 1918 - April 15, 2002) was an American teacher, scientist and activist, and the former wife of convicted spy Morton Sobell. She petitioned but failed to save Julius and Ethel Rosenberg from execution for conspiracy to commit espionage.


Helen Levitov was born in Washington, D.C. Her parents, Max and Rose, were Yiddish-speaking Jews from the Russian Empire who immigrated to the United States in 1909 and 1908, respectively. As a child, she contracted polio.