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Walter Pozen

Walter Pozen, American lawyer. Bar: Maryland 1963. Board directors National Symphony Orchestra; member visiting committee Harris School Public Policy Studies, University Chicago; Member District of Columbia Bar Association, Maryland Bar Association, Harmonie Club, Federal City Club.

Background

  • Pozen, Walter was born on October 17, 1933 in East Orange, New Jersey, United States. Son of Irving Joseph and Berte (Protter) Pozen.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Chicago, 1952. Graduate student, University Chicago, 1953. Juris Doctor, 1956.

    Career

    • With Strasser, Spiegelberg, Fried & Frank, Washington and New York City, 1956-1958. Member campaign staff Harrison A. Williams for United States Senator, 1958. Legislation counsel Home Rule Committee, Inc., Washington, 1959-1960.

      Counsel, associate director Foreign Policy Clearing House, 1960-1961. Assistant to secretary interior, 1961-1967. Partner Stroock & Stroock & Lavan, New York City, since 1967, in charge Washington office.

      Official representative United States delegate General Agreement of Tariff and Trades Ministerial Meeting, Geneva, 1963. Member Governor's Commission on Historic Preservation, Maryland. Member District of Columbia Board Elections and Ethics.

      Delegate Democratic National Convention, 1964, counsel credentials committee, 1968. Counsel compliance review committee Democratic National Committee. Visiting professor Irving B. Harris School Public Policy Studies University Chicago, since 1993.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Maryland 1963.

    Works

    • Author: (with Doctor J.H. Cerf) Strategy for the Sixties, 1960. Also articles, book reviews.

    Membership

    Board directors National Symphony Orchestra. Member visiting committee Harris School Public Policy Studies, University Chicago. Member District of Columbia Bar Association, Maryland Bar Association, Harmonie Club, Federal City Club.

    Connections

    • Married Elizabeth Klupt, June 19, 1955 (divorced 1967). Children: Agatha Elizabeth, Jonathan Walter, Thorn Lord. Married Joan Kennan, April 24, 1971 (divorced April 1988).
    • father: Irving Joseph Pozen
    • mother: Berte (Protter) Pozen
    • spouses: Elizabeth Klupt
    • Joan Kennan
    • children: Agatha Elizabeth Pozen
    • Jonathan Walter Pozen
    • Thorn Lord Pozen
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