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optical corporation executive , lawyer.

Alan Buxton Hobbes, American optical corporation executive, lawyer. Decorated Purple Heart. Member finance committee, Sturbridge, Massachusetts, 1969-1971.; Served to captain United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1942-1946.; Member Mensa, Dickens.


Hobbes, Alan Buxton was born on June 30, 1917 in New York City. Son of Stephen Bertram and Laural Albertine (Buxton) Hobbes.


Bachelor of Arts, Washington and Lee University, 1939. Juris Doctor, George Washington University, 1947, Master of Laws, 1950.


Admitted to District of Columbia, Massachusetts bars, also Supreme Court of the United States Court. With accessions div. Library of Congress, Washington, 1939-1942. Dean Marine Corps Institute, Washington, 1946-1948.

Attorney Federal Trade Commission, Washington, 1948-1955, legal assistant to Federal Trade Commissioner water closet Kern, 1955-1959, assistant general counsel, Federal Trade Commission, 1959-1961. Assistant to general counsel American Optical Corporation, Southbridge, Massachusetts, 1961-1967, general counsel, 1967-1969, secretary, general counsel, 1969-1977. Director Todd-Association for the Study of Internal Fixation Corporation.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to law journals, Everyman’s Encyclopedia.


Member finance committee, Sturbridge, Massachusetts, 1969-1971. Served to captain United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1942-1946. Member Mensa, Dickens.


Married Ann Marie Katalinich, June 6, 1946. Children: Thomas Buxton, Laurence Parsons, Martha Felicity Ann, Elizabeth Marie.

Stephen Bertram Hobbes

Laural Albertine (Buxton) Hobbes

Ann Marie Katalinich

Thomas Buxton Hobbes

Laurence Parsons Hobbes

Martha Felicity Ann Hobbes

Elizabeth Marie Hobbes