Abelle, Patsy Caples was born on August 20, 1935 in Waukegan, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Roy Lee Caples and Lee Self (Rosamond) Henderson. Bachelor of Science in Finance, DePaul University, 1964, Juris Doctor, 1967.
Bar: Illinois 1967, New York 1968, United States District Court (northern district) Illinois 1967, United States Court Military Appeals 1968, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1968. Chief securities Federal Reserve Bank, New York City, 1968-1973. Associate Willkie Farr & Gallagher, New York City, 1973-1978.
Senior attorney Federal Reserve Bd, Washington, 1978-1981. Senior associate Cravath, Swaine & Moore, New York City, since 1981.