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George W. Gowen

George W. Gowen, Italian lawyer. Bar: New York 1958. Chairman board American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, 1979—1984; board directors National Park Foundation; chairman board Scenic Hudson, Inc., 1984—1987; president United States Olympic Federation, since 1996; Member of American Bar Association, Metropolitan Club (Washington), River Club (New York City).

Background

  • Gowen, George W. was born on September 14, 1929 in Leghorn, Italy. Son of Franklin and May Gowen.

  • Education

    • AB, Princeton University, 1952. Juris Doctor, University Virginia, 1957.

    Career

    • Associate Dunnington, Bartholow & Miller, New York City, 1957—1966, partner, 1966—1985, since 1995, Fryer, Ross & Gowen, 1986—1994. Board directors Paine Webber Cashfund, Inc., Royal Military Academy Funds, Inc. Adjunct professor New York University Graduate School Business Adminstn.

      General counsel United States Tennis Association. Alternate member subcommittee prevention discrimination and protection minorities United Nations, 1970—1974. Counselor United States Olympic Committee, 1988—1996.

      Lieutenant United States Army, 1952-1954.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York 1958.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Chairman board American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, 1979—1984. Board directors National Park Foundation. Chairman board Scenic Hudson, Inc., 1984—1987.

    President United States Olympic Federation, since 1996. Member of American Bar Association, Metropolitan Club (Washington), River Club (New York City).

    Connections

    • Married Marcia F. Fennelly, January 17, 1959. Children: Cynthia, Lee.
    • father: Franklin Gowen
    • mother: May Gowen
    • spouse: Marcia F. Fennelly
    • children: Cynthia Gowen
    • Lee Gowen
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