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John French, III

John French, III, American lawyer, director. Bar: New York 1959, District of Columbia 1988.

Background

  • III, John French, was born on July 12, 1932 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of John and Rhoda (Walker) F.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, 1955. Juris Doctor, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1958.

    Career

    • Associate Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy, New York City, 1961-1968, Satterlee & Stephens, New York City, 1968-1973. Assistant general counsel Continental Group, Inc., Stamford, Connecticut, 1973-1981. Vice president, general counsel, secretary Peabody International Corporation, 1981-1982.

      Partner Appleton, Rice & Perrin, New York City, 1982-1984, Beveridge and Diamond, New York City, 1985-1993, counsel, 1993-1999. Chairman Tudor Associates, LLC, since 1999. Lecturer Practising Law Institute, 1979-1983, American Law Institute, 1978, Dartmouth Alumni College, 2010.

      Board directors Resorts Management, Inc., Tudor Associates, LLC, New York City, New York Philharmonic Society, The Smithsonian Institution. President, director Salzburg Festival Society, Inc.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York 1959, District of Columbia 1988.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Trustee Hudson River Foundation, Young Men’s Christian Association-Young Women’s Christian Association Camping Services Greater New York, Inc. Board directors Third St. Music School Settlement House, Incorporated, New York York City, International House, Incorporated, New York York City, Metropolitan Opera Club, Young Concert Artists, Inc., 33 E. 70th St. Corporation, Teatro alla Scala Foundation. Active Westchester County Planning Board, 1974-1985, New York State Environmental Board, 1976-1988.

    Captain Judge Advocate General Corps, United States Air Force, 1958-1961. Member of Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Bar Association, American Society Corporation Secretaries, Environmental Law Institute, Association of Bar City of New York (lecturer), New York State Bar Association, Mayflower Descendants., Metropolitan Opera Society, Century Association, American Legion, The Pilgrims, Knickerbocker Club, Harvard Club, River Club.

    Connections

    • Married Leslie Ten Eyck, January 11, 1957 (divorced 1961). Children: John B., Lawrence C. Married Anne Hubbell, January 9, 1965 (divorced 1983).

      Children: Daniel J., Susanna H. Married Marina Kellen, November 21, 1987 (divorced 2011).
    • father: John F.
    • mother: Rhoda (Walker) F.
    • spouses: Leslie Ten Eyck
    • Anne Hubbell
    • Marina Kellen
    • children: John B. III
    • Lawrence C. III
    • Daniel J. III
    • Susanna H. III
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