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Alexander Aldrich

Alexander Aldrich was American lawyer. Bar: New York bar 1955. Trustee American University, Cairo, Egypt; chairman National Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, 1981-1985; coordinator public policy studies Center for Distance Learning, Empire State College, 1994-1999.

Background

  • Aldrich, Alexander was born on March 14, 1928 in New York City. Son of Winthrop Williams and Harriet (Alexander) Aldrich.

  • Education

    • AB, Harvard, 1950; Bachelor of Laws, Harvard, 1953. M. Public Administration, New York University, 1960.

    Career

    • Practiced, New York City, 1955-1956. Secretary New York City Police Department, 1956-1958, deputy commissioner charge youth program, 1958-1960. Director New York State Division Youth, Albany, 1960-1963.

      Executive assistant to governor State of New York, 1963-1966. Executive director Hudson River Valley Commission, 1966-1969. President L.I.U., 1969-1971.

      Commissioner Parks and Recreation State New York, Albany, 1971-1975. Attorney firm Helm, Shapiro, Anito & Aldrich, Saratoga Springs, New York, 1975—1999. Executive in residence Business School, State University of New York, Albany, 1986-1988.

      Director Center for Urban and Environmental Studies, Rensselaer Polytechnic Technology Institute, 1987-1993.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York bar 1955.

    Membership

    Trustee American University, Cairo, Egypt. Chairman National Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, 1981-1985. Coordinator public policy studies Center for Distance Learning, Empire State College, 1994-1999.

    Connections

    • Married Elizabeth Bayard Hollins, August 11, 1951 (divorced). Children: Elizabeth, Winthrop, Amanda, Alexander. Married Phyllis W. Watts, July 28, 1971.

      Children: William, Sarah.
    • father: Winthrop Williams Aldrich
    • mother: Harriet (Alexander) Aldrich
    • spouses: Elizabeth Bayard Hollins
    • Phyllis W. Watts
    • children: Elizabeth Aldrich
    • Winthrop Aldrich
    • Amanda Aldrich
    • Alexander Aldrich
    • William Aldrich
    • Sarah Aldrich
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    Born March 14, 1928
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