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Dogan Ak

Dogan Ak, Turkish lawyer. Bar: New York 1978. Chairman American Turkish Islamic and Cultural Center, New York City, since 1985. Served to captain Turkish Army, 1954-1955, Korea. Member New York City Bar Association.

Background

  • Ak, Dogan was born on March 2, 1928 in Istanbul, Turkey. Came to the United States, 1979. Son of Mustafa Sevket and Ayse (Akat) Ak.

  • Education

    • Graduate, College St. Joseph, Turkey, 1948. Licence in law, Istanbul (Turkey) University Law, 1952. Certified, New York Law School.

      Student, Bridgeport University Law School, 1972. Student, New York University, 1972.

    Career

    • Partner Dogan Ak & Yuda Reyna Attorneys at Law, Istanbul, 1955-1978. Associate Ira J. Sands Attorney at Law, New York City, 1979-1981. Partner Frankel, Russo & Ak Attorneys at Law, 1981-1983.

      Proprietor Dogan Ak Law Offices, from 1983. Legal consul Federation American & Turkish Societies, New York City, since 1985.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York 1978.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Chairman American Turkish Islamic and Cultural Center, New York City, since 1985. Served to captain Turkish Army, 1954-1955, Korea. Member New York City Bar Association.

    Personality

    Interests

    Travel, music, reading, collecting antiques.

    Connections

    • Married Aliye Aydagül, May 15, 1970. Children: Ayse, Asli, Osman.
    • father: Mustafa Sevket Ak
    • mother: Ayse (Akat) Ak
    • spouse: Aliye Aydagül
    • children: Ayse Ak
    • Asli Ak
    • Osman Ak
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    Born March 2, 1928
    Died July 2, 2001
    (aged 73)
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