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Robert Peter Beshar

Robert Peter Beshar, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1954. Scholar of the House, Yale University, 1950. Trustee Westchester College Foundation, since 1992; member Planning Board of Somers, 1984-1997. Member American Bar Association (chairman corporation and antitrust law committee 1982-1985), Elizabethan and Gypsy Trail Clubs, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

  • Beshar, Robert Peter was born on March 3, 1928 in New York City.

  • Education

    • AB honors with exceptional distinction, Yale University, 1950. Bachelor of Laws, Yale University, 1953.

    Career

    • Assistant general counsel Waterfront Commission New York Harbor, 1954-1955. Law secretary Honorary Charles D. Breitel, Appellate division 1st department New York Supreme Court, New York City, 1956-1958. Special hearing officer Justice Department, 1967-1968.

      Deputy assistant secretary Commerce. Director Bureau International Commerce. National export expansion coordinator Commerce Department, Washington, 1971-1972.

      Private practice, New York City, 1972—2004. President various family enterprises, since 1993. Board directors National Semicondr.

      Corporation (audit and dir's. affairs committees, counsel to board directors 1972-1998). Member business advisory panel National Commission for Review of Antitrust Laws, 1978-1979. Member Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board, 1982-1985.

      Board governors Foreign Policy Association, 1991-1998.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York 1954.

    Works

    • Author: Current Legal Aspects of Doing Business With Sino-Soviet Nations, 1973. Editor: Manhattan Auto Study, 1973.

    Membership

    Trustee Westchester College Foundation, since 1992. Member Planning Board of Somers, 1984-1997. Member American Bar Association (chairman corporation and antitrust law committee 1982-1985), Elizabethan and Gypsy Trail Clubs, Phi Beta Kappa.

    Connections

    • Married Christine von Wedemeyer, December 20, 1953. Children: Cornelia, Jacqueline, Frederica, Peter.
    • spouse: Christine von Wedemeyer
    • children: Cornelia Beshar
    • Jacqueline Beshar
    • Frederica Beshar
    • Peter Beshar
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    Born March 3, 1928
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