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Lewis Allen Rivlin

Lewis Allen Rivlin, American entrepreneur, former lawyer. Bar: District of Columbia 1957, United States Court Appeals (District of Columbia circuit) 1957, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1960.

Background

  • Rivlin, Lewis Allen was born on October 15, 1929 in New York City. Son of Benjamin and Lena (Levy) Rivlin.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Swarthmore College, 1951. Juris Doctor, Harvard Law School, 1957.

    Career

    • From ensign to commander United States Naval Reserve, 1951-1971. Attorney patent section, civil division United States Department Justice, Washington, 1957-1959, senior trial attorney general litigation section, antitrust division, 1959-1964. Advanceman Hubert H. Humphrey For V.P. Campaign, 1964.

      Partner O'Connor, Green, Thomas, Walters & Kelly, Washington, 1965-1968. Delegate coordinator Hubert H. Humphrey For President Campaign, 1968. Humphrey-Muskie campaign coordinator Pennsylvania Democratic National Committee, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 1968.

      Founding partner Peabody, Rivlin, Lambert & Meyers, Washington, 1969-1981. Chairman, Chief Executive Officer New Venture Capital Corporation, Bethesda, Maryland, since 1981. Founding partner Rivlin, Velarde & Taylor, LLP, Washington, 1995-1998.

      Chairman board directors, Chief Executive Officer Tribal Funding Development and Management Corporation, Bethesda, since 1984. President General International Finance Corporation, Bethesda, since 1985.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: District of Columbia 1957, United States Court Appeals (District of Columbia circuit) 1957, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1960.

    Works

    • Co-author: Report of the District of Columbia Circuit Judicial Conference Committee on American Bar Association Standards for the Administration of Criminal Justice, 1973.

    Personality

    Interests

    Tennis, classical music, travel, sailing.

    Connections

    • Married Alice Mitchell Rivlin, June 28, 1955 (divorced September 1977). Children: Catherine Amy, Allan Mitchell, Douglas Gray. Married Dianne M. Farrington, October 7, 1977.

      Children: Benjamin, Leigh.
    • father: Benjamin Rivlin
    • mother: Lena (Levy) Rivlin
    • spouses: Alice Mitchell Rivlin
    • Dianne M. Farrington
    • children: Catherine Amy Rivlin
    • Allan Mitchell Rivlin
    • Douglas Gray Rivlin
    • Benjamin Rivlin
    • Leigh Rivlin
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    Born October 15, 1929
    Nationality
    • 1951
      Swarthmore College
    • 1957
      Harvard Law School
    • 1951 - 1971
      From ensign to commander United States Naval Reserve
    • 1957 - 1959
      attorney, patent section
      Washington, United States
    • 1964
      advanceman Hubert H. Humphrey For V.P. Campaign
    • 1965 - 1968
      partner, O'Connor
      Green, Ohio, United States
    • 1968
      Humphrey-Muskie campaign coordinator, Pennsylvania Democratic National Committee
      Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1968
      delaware coordinator, Hubert H. Humphrey For President Campaign
    • 1969 - 1981
      founding partner, Peabody
      Washington, United States
    • 1981
      chairman, New Venture Capital Corporation
      Bethesda, Maryland, United States
    • 1981
      Chief Executive Officer, New Venture Capital Corporation
      Bethesda, Maryland, United States
    • 1995 - 1998
      founding partner, Rivlin
      Washington, United States
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