Seymour Halpern (November 19, 1913 - January 10, 1997) was a United States Representative from New York. He was born in New York City November 19, 1913. He graduated from Richmond Hill High School and attended Seth Low College of Columbia University, 1932-1934. He worked as a newspaper reporter in New York and Chicago, 1931-1933 and also engaged in the insurance business.
Halpern was a staff assistant to Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia in 1937. He was an assistant to president of New York City Council, 1938-1940 and a member of the State senate, 1941-1954. He also served as a member of the Temporary State Commission to Revise the Civil Service Laws, 1952-1954. He was a member of Mayorâ€™s Committee on Courts, 1956-1958. He also served as vice president and later chairman of the board of The Insurist Corporation of America, 1948-1959.
Halpern was an unsuccessful Republican candidate for election to the Eighty-fourth Congress in 1954. He was elected as a Republican to the Eighty-sixth and to the six succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1959 - January 3, 1973). He choose not to run for reelection in 1972 to the Ninety-third Congress. He died on January 10, 1997.