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Donald Beckman

Donald Beckman, American lawyer. Bar: Pennsylvania 1959, Massachusetts 1985.

Background

  • Beckman, Donald was born on February 1, 1932 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Meyer Robert and Ada Edith (Horwitz) Beckman.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Pennsylvania, 1953. Bachelor of Laws magna cum laude, 1959.

    Career

    • Associate Dechert Price & Rhoads, Philadelphia, 1959-1965, partner, 1965-1984, Csaplar & Bok, Philadelphia and Boston, 1984-1987, Beckman and Hunt, Philadelphia, 1988-1993. Special counsel Saul, Ewing, Remick & Saul, since 1993. Board directors Teleflex Inc., Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Pennsylvania 1959, Massachusetts 1985.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Judaism

    Membership

    Member Committee of 70. Vice chairman board directors United Way, Philadelphia, 1991-1992. President Bala Cynwyd Library.

    Association, Pennsylvania, 1974, Main Line Reform Temple, Wynnewood, Pennsylvania, 1974-1976. Scout leader Valley Forge Council Boy Scouts American, 1960-1971. Lieutenant United States Navy, 1953-1956.

    Member American Bar Association, Philadelphia Bar Association, American Arbitration Association, University Pennsylvania Law Alumni Association (trustee 1987-1991), Order of Coif. Committee of 70. Clubs: Philadelphia Racquet. London RAC.

    Connections

    • Married Aileen Kohn, July 14, 1952. Children: Howard, Richard (deceased), Bradley.
    • father: Meyer Robert Beckman
    • mother: Ada Edith (Horwitz) Beckman
    • spouse: Aileen Kohn
    • children: Howard Beckman
    • Richard Beckman (deceased)
    • Bradley Beckman
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