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John Clausen Lankenau

John Clausen Lankenau, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1955, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1958, United States Supreme Court 1960, United States Tax Court 1975.

Background

  • Lankenau, John Clausen was born on July 9, 1928 in Germantown, New York, United States. Son of Walter Henry and Lillie Marvene (Jurges) Lankenau.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Electrical Engineering with honors, Cornell University, 1952. Juris Doctor, 1955; Master of Laws in Taxation, New York University, 1976.

    Career

    • Assistant; United States attorney for southern district New York New York City, 1955—1960. Associate Gilbert, Segal & Young, 1960—1965. Partner Lankenau Kovner & Bickford, & Predecessor, since 1965.

      With United States Navy, 1946-1948.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York 1955, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1958, United States Supreme Court 1960, United States Tax Court 1975.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Chairman New York City Advisory Commission for Cultural Affairs, 1979—1984. Board directors Javits Convention Center Operating Corporation, since 1979. Member of Association Bar.

    City of New York, New York State Bar Association, Rockefeller Center Lunch (New York City).

    Connections

    • Married Alison Lanckton Lankenau, September 2, 1965. Children: Catherine Alison, Amy Barbara-Lillie, Christine Rebecca.
    • father: Walter Henry Lankenau
    • mother: Lillie Marvene (Jurges) Lankenau
    • spouse: Alison Lanckton Lankenau
    • children: Catherine Alison Lankenau
    • Amy Barbara-Lillie Lankenau
    • Christine Rebecca Lankenau
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