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Robert Battaile Hiden

Robert Battaile Hiden, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1961, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1974, United States District Court (southern district) New York 1975, United States Supreme Court 2005.

Background

  • Hiden, Robert Battaile was born on May 8, 1933 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Robert Battaile Senior and Clotilda (Waddell) Hiden.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Princeton University, New Jersey, 1955. Bachelor of Laws, University Virginia, Charlottesville, 1960.

    Career

    • Associate Sullivan & Cromwell, New York City, 1960—1967, partner, 1968—1998, of counsel, 1999—2000, senior counsel, since 2001. Served to lieutenant (junior grade) United States Naval Reserve, 1955-1957.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York 1961, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1974, United States District Court (southern district) New York 1975, United States Supreme Court 2005.

    Works

    • Articles editor and contributor University Virginia Law Review, 1959-1960. Contributor, member editorial board Futures International Law Letter, 1987-1992.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Trustee Hampton University and Hampton Institute, Virginia, 1984—2003. Member Dillard scholarship committee University Virginia Law School, 1984—1998, 2001—2002. Governor Ramapo College Foundation, New Jersey, since 2002.

    Commissioner Larchmont Little League, New York, 1964—1968. Chairman Larchmont Junior Sailing Program, 1977—1978. Vestry, junior warden St. John's Episcopalian Church, 1970—1976, 1982—1986, 1999—2002.

    Member American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, Association New York City Bar, Larchmont University Club (president 1976-1977), Larchmont Yacht Club (trustee 1979-1985, secretary 1990-2007), Coral Beach Club (Bermuda), Raven Society, Order of Coif, Omicron Delta Kappa.

    Personality

    Interests

    Skiing, golf, tennis, boating.

    Connections

    • Married Ann Eliza McCracken, March 27, 1956. Children: Robert B. III, Elizabeth Patterson, John Hughes.
    • father: Robert Battaile Senior Hiden
    • mother: Clotilda (Waddell) Hiden
    • spouse: Ann Eliza McCracken
    • children: Robert B. III Hiden
    • Elizabeth Patterson Hiden
    • John Hughes Hiden
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