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Harry Louis Freeman

Harry Louis Freeman, American investment executive. Bar: Nebraska 1956, California 1957, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1967, District of Columbia 1968. Recipient Distinguished Service award Agency for International Development, 1969, Distinguished Service award Overseas Private Investment Corporation, 1971.

Background

  • Freeman, Harry Louis was born on March 1, 1932 in Omaha. Son of Joseph H. and Celia (Rivonne) Freeman.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts Michigan, 1953. Juris Doctor, Harvard University, 1956.

    Career

    • Clerk United States Court Appeals, 9th Circuit, 1956-1957. Member Janin, Morgan, Brenner & Freeman, San Francisco, 1957-1966. Director insurance division Agency for International Development, Department State, Washington, 1966-1969.

      Vice president corporation planning Overseas Private Investment Corporation, 1969-1971, vice president finance, 1974-1975. Manager commercial projects, manager project finance group Bechtel Corporation, San Francisco, 1972-1974. Vice president American Express Company, Washington, 1975-1977, senior vice president New York City, 1977-1979, senior vice president, office of chairman, 1979-1983, executive vice president, 1984-1989.

      President The Freeman Company, Washington, since 1989. Adjunct professor international law University California, Berkeley, 1974, Georgetown University, 1975-1976. Principal Center for Excellence in Government.

      Trustee United States Council for International Business.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Nebraska 1956, California 1957, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1967, District of Columbia 1968.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Judaism

    Membership

    Trustee World Affairs Council Northern California, 1960-1966, Overseas Development Council, Center Excellence in Government. Board directors California Clinic for Psychotherapy, San Francisco, 1964-1966, Fund for Multinat. Education, since 1984.

    Trustee Committee Economic Development, since 1983. Member American Bar Association, California Bar Association, Nebraska Bar Association, Washington Bar Association, Council on Foreign Relations, Harvard Club (New York City), Coalition Service Industry (senior advisor), Mark Twain Institute (chair).

    Connections

    • Married Lucile Carpenter, December 26, 1965. Children: Bennett, Lansing, Rachel, Alexandra.
    • father: Joseph H. Freeman
    • mother: Celia (Rivonne) Freeman
    • spouse: Lucile Carpenter
    • children: Bennett Freeman
    • Lansing Freeman
    • Rachel Freeman
    • Alexandra Freeman
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    Born March 1, 1932
    Nationality
    • 1953
      University Michigan
    • 1956
      Harvard University
    • 1956 - 1957
      Clerk, United States Court Appeals
    • 1957 - 1966
      member, Janin
      Morgan, Utah, United States
    • 1966 - 1969
      director, insurance division Agency for International Development
      Washington, United States
    • 1972 - 1974
      manager, project finance group Bechtel Corporation
      San Francisco, California, United States
    • 1972 - 1974
      manager, project finance group Bechtel Corporation
      San Francisco, California, United States
    • 1975 - 1977
      vice president, American Express Company
      Washington, United States
    • 1989
      president, The Freeman Company
      Washington, United States
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