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Richard Melvin Borod

Richard Melvin Borod, American lawyer. Bar: Rhode Island 1962, United States District Court Rhode Island 1963, United States Court Appeals (1st circuit) 1966, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1979.

Background

  • Borod, Richard Melvin was born on May 11, 1933 in Providence. Son of Esmond S. and Lena H. Borod.

  • Education

    • AB, Brown University, 1954. Bachelor of Laws, Yale University, 1962.

    Career

    • Associate Edwards & Angell, Providence, 1962-1970, partner, 1970-1997, of counsel, since 1997. Incorporator, 1st chairman board Rhode Island Legal Services, Providence, 1969-1972, board directors, 1969-1986.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Rhode Island 1962, United States District Court Rhode Island 1963, United States Court Appeals (1st circuit) 1966, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1979.

    Religion

    Denomination: Judaism

    Membership

    Volunteer attorney Rhode Island Affiliate of American Civil Liberties Union, Providence, since 1962. Trustee, officer Temple Beth El, Providence, 1986-1993. With United States Army, 1956-1959.

    Member American Bar Association, federal Bar Association (chairman Rhode Island chapter 1987-1988), Rhode Island Bar Association.

    Personality

    Interests

    Tennis, biking, cross country skiing, classical guitar, duplicate bridge (acbl life master).

    Connections

    • Married A. Gail Cohen, August 22, 1959.
    • father: Esmond S.
    • mother: Lena H. Borod
    • spouse: A. Gail Cohen
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    Born March 11, 1933
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