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Lawyer , former university dean.

Adrian Sanford Fisher, American lawyer, former university dean. Awarded Legion of Merit. Served to captain United States Army Air Force, 1942-1943, 45.; Member American Law Institute, American Bar Association, Bar Association District of Columbia, Phi Beta Kappa.; Club: Metropolitan (Washington).

Background

Fisher, Adrian Sanford was born on January 21, 1914 in Memphis, Tennessee, United States. Son of Hubert Frederick and Louise (Sanford) Fisher.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Princeton, 1934, Doctor of Laws, 1965. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard, 1937, Georgetown University, 1977.

Career

Admitted to Tennessee bar, 1938. Law clerk to Supreme Court Justice Brandeis, 1938, Justice Frankfurter, 1939. Attorney various government agys., 1939-1941.

Assistant chief. Foreign Funds Control div. unites states department State, 1941-1942. Assistant to assistant secretary of war, 1944. Solicitor unites states department Commerce, 1947-1948.

General counsel Atomic Energy Commission, 1948-1949. Legal adviser Department State, 1949-1953. Deputy director United States Arms Control and Disarmament Agency, 1961-1969, United States representative ENDC, Geneva, 1964, 66-69, United States ambassador to Conference of Committee on Disarmament Geneva, 1977-1983.

Private law practice, former associate Covington & Burling. Vice president counsel Washington Post Company. Professor international law and international trade, Georgetown University Law Center, dean, 1969-1975, Francis Cabell Brown professor international law, 1975-1977.

Legal adviser to the United States Delaware to Press, Paris, 1952. Member President’s Commmn. on Immigration and Naturalization. Member United States Panel Permanent Court Arbitration.

Technology adviser to the United States judges, International Military Tribunal, Nuremberg, Germany, 1946.

Membership

Served to captain United States Army Air Force, 1942-1943, 45. Member American Law Institute, American Bar Association, Bar Association District of Columbia, Phi Beta Kappa. Club: Metropolitan (Washington).

Connections

Married Laura Graham, January 12, 1945. Children: Laura Donelson, Louise Sanford.

father:
Hubert Frederick Fisher

mother:
Louise (Sanford) Fisher

spouse:
Laura Graham

children:
Laura Donelson Fisher

Louise Sanford Fisher