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Louis Stanton Auchincloss

Louis Stanton Auchincloss, American writer. Bar: New York 1941. Named a Living Landmark, New York Landmarks Conservancy, 2000; recipient National Medal of Arts, National Endowment for the Arts, 2005.

Background

  • Auchincloss, Louis Stanton was born on September 27, 1917 in Lawrence, New York, United States. Son of Joseph Howland and Priscilla (Stanton) Auchincloss.

  • Education

    • Student, Yale University, 1939. Bachelor of Laws, University Virginia, 1941. Doctor of Letters (honorary), New York University, 1974.

      Doctor of Letters (honorary), Pace University, 1979. Doctor of Letters (honorary), University of the South, 1986.

    Career

    • Associate Sullivan & Cromwell, 1941-1951, Hawkins, Delafield & Wood, New York City, 1954-1958, partner, 1958-1986.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York 1941.

    Works

    • The Injustice Collectors (1950)
    • The Rector of Justin (1964)
    • The House of the Prophet (1980)
    • The Embezzler (1966)

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Trustee emeritus Josiah Macy, Junior, Foundation. President, Museum City of New York, 1966-1990. Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1941-1945.

    Member American Academy of Arts and Letters (president emeritus), Association Bar City New York, Century Association.
    • American Academy of Arts and Letters (president emeritus)

    • Association Bar City New York

    • Century Association

    Connections

    • Married Adele Lawrence in 1957.
    • father: Joseph Howland Auchincloss
    • mother: Priscilla (Stanton) Auchincloss
    • spouse: Adele Lawrence
    • children: John Auchincloss
    • Blake Auchincloss
    • Andrew Auchincloss
    Louis Auchincloss
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    Born September 27, 1917
    Died January 26, 2010
    (aged 92)
    Nationality
    • 1939
      Yale University
    • 1939 - 1941
      University Virginia
    • 1941 - 1974
      New York University
    • 1941 - 1951
      Associate, Sullivan & Cromwell
      Hawkins, Texas, United States
    • 1954 - 1958
      Associate, Sullivan & Cromwell
    • 1974 - 1979
      Pace University
    • 1979 - 1986
      University of the South
    • 2000 - 2000
      partner, Sullivan & Cromwell

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      • The Winthrop Covenant (1976)
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