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Terence Howard Benbow

Terence Howard Benbow, American lawyer, educator, arbitrator. Bar: New York 1957, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1963, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1971, United States Court Appeals (5th and 11th circuits) 1981, Connecticut 1987. Fulbright scholar, 1951-1953.

Background

  • Benbow, Terence Howard was born on June 4, 1929 in Wyandotte, Michigan, United States. Son of Thomas Henry and Hylda Elisabeth (Payne) Benbow.

  • Education

    • Bachelor with honors, University Michigan, 1951. Postgraduate, University Michigan, 1953. Postgraduate, University Louvain, 1953.

      Postgraduate, University Brussels, 1953. Bachelor of Laws, Yale University, 1956.

    Career

    • Associate Winthrop, Stimson, Putnam & Roberts, New York City, 1956-1967, partner, 1968-1985. Professor law, dean Bridgeport School Law, Connecticut, 1986-1992, Quinnipiac College School of Law, 1992-1999. Member planning and program committee Judicial Conference 2nd Circuit.

      Board directors Connecticut Legal Services. Member The World Conservation Union Commission on Environmental Law.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York 1957, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1963, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1971, United States Court Appeals (5th and 11th circuits) 1981, Connecticut 1987.

    Works

    • Member editorial board Connecticut Law Tribune, 1986-1999.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Unitarian Universalist

    Membership

    Chairman Citizens Union, New York City, 1977-1983. Board directors Regional Plan Association, New York City, 1977-1989. Member American Bar Association, Council Foreign Relations, American Society International Law, Association Bar City of New York, Connecticut Bar Association, Connecticut Bar Foundation (board directors 1986-1993, 96-99), National Museum American-Indian, New York Bar Foundation, Century Club.

    Connections

    • Married Gloria G. Moore, August 4, 1951. Children: Shawn Elizabeth, Christopher Hanson, Jonathan Payne.
    • father: Thomas Henry Benbow
    • mother: Hylda Elisabeth (Payne) Benbow
    • spouse: Gloria G. Moore
    • children: Shawn Elizabeth Benbow
    • Christopher Hanson Benbow
    • Jonathan Payne Benbow
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    Died May 5, 1999
    (aged 69)
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