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Frank Herschel Finch,

Frank Herschel Finch,, American lawyer. Bar: Connecticut 1959, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1967, United States District Court Connecticut 1997.


  • Finch,, Frank Herschel was born on March 13, 1933 in Minneapolis. Son of Frank H. and Louise A. (Henry) Finch.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Harvard University, 1953. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard University Law School, 1959.


    • Associate, Howd & Lavieri, Winsted, Connecticut, 1959-1961;partner, Howd, Lavieri & Finch, Winsted, since 1961. Prosecuting attorney Connecticut Circuit Court, 1961-1978. Member of advisory board Connecticut Bank and Trust Company, since 1976.

      Board directors Northwest Connecticut Health Corporation, since 1986.


    Chairman, board directors Winsted Memorial Hospital, 1975-1977. Member regional advisory council Northwest Connecticut Community College. Chairman board trustees Northwest Connecticut Young Men's Christian Association Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1953-1959.

    Member American Bar Association, Connecticut Bar Association (board governors 1985-1999, president 1998-1999), Litchfield County Bar Association (president 1974-1976, grievance committee 1982-1986, state trial referee since 1984), American Arbitration Association (arbitrator since 1975), National Association District Attorneys, Northwest Connecticut C. of Chamber (board directors 1978-1993, chairman 1980-1981, secretary 1985-1989, vice president since 1989), Rotary (president Winsted club 1967-1968), University Club (executive committee since 1985, vice president since 1998).


    • Married Margaret Lee Samuel, June 13, 1953. Children: Frank H. III, Lani D.L.
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    Born March 13, 1933