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Robert John Leader

Robert John Leader, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1963.

Background

  • Leader, Robert John was born on October 14, 1933 in Syracuse, New York, United States. Son of Henry John and Dorothy Alberta (Schad) Leader.

  • Education

    • AB, Cornell University, 1956. Juris Doctor, Syracuse University, 1962.

    Career

    • Associate Ferris, Hughes, Dorrance & Groben, Utica, New York, 1962-1964. Partner Cole Leader & Elmer, Gouverneur, 1964-1966, Case & Leader, Gouverneur, since 1966. Corporate Counsel Village of Edwards, since 2005.

      Secretary North Country Hospitals Inc., since 1972. Attorney Town of Gouverneur, 1967-1994, Town of Pitcairn, New York, since 1974, Town of Edwards, since 1974, Town of Rossie, since 1985, Town of Fowler, since 1978. Corporate Counsel Village of Gouverneur, 1973–2004.

      Counsel Gouverneur Central School District, since 1980. Board directors Gouverneur Savings and Loan.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York 1963.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Trustee Edward John Noble Hospital, Gouverneur, since 1972, Gouverneur Library., 1973-1983, Governeur Nursing Home Company, Inc., since 1972, past president, 1979-1981, past chairman board trustees, 1979-1981. Republican chairman Town and Village of Gouverneur, 1969-1972. Delegate New York State Judicial convention, since 1981.

    Captain United States Air Force, 1956-1959. Member Rotary (president 1988-1989).

    Connections

    • Married Nancy Bruce, September 23, 1960 (deceased). Children: Henry, William, Catherine, Thomas, Edward.
    • father: Henry John Leader
    • mother: Dorothy Alberta (Schad) Leader
    • spouse: Nancy Bruce
    • children: Henry Leader
    • William Leader
    • Catherine Leader
    • Thomas Leader
    • Edward Leader
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