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Lawyer

Alan Maxwell Stroock, American lawyer. Member New York County Lawyers Association, American Bar Association, Association Bar City New York (member grievance committee 1951-1954, 60-63), Order of Coif, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Stroock, Alan Maxwell was born on November 12, 1907 in New York City. Son of Solomon Marcuse and Hilda (Weil) Stroock.

Education

Bachelor of Arts magna cum laude, Harvard University, 1929. Juris Doctor, cum laude, Yale University, 1934. Doctor of Laws, Jewish Theological Seminary American, 1961.

Career

Bar: New York 1934. Law clerk Justice Benjamin N. Cardozo, Supreme Court of the United States Court, 1934-1936. Associate Stroock & Stroock, New York City, 1936-1937. Partner Stroock & Stroock & Laven and predecessor, 1939-1983, of counsel, 1984-1985, assistant Corporate Counsel, City of New York, 1938.

Trustee New York University, 1955-1979, life trustee, since 1979. Chairman of the Board Jewish Theological Seminary American, 1947-1963, president of corporation, 1963-1975, chairman of the executive committee, 1975-1983, honorary Chairman of the Board, 1983-1985. Member committee visitors department history Harvard University, 1951-1956, 58-64, 67-71, department philosophy, 1956-1962.

Member overseers commission on university resources Harvard, department history, 1951-1956, 58-64, 67-71, department philosophy, 1974-1977. Member United States National Commission United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, 1965-1967. Trustee Horace Mann School for Boys, 1946-1959.

Vice president American Jewish Committee, 1948-1951, 55-58, chairman administrative committee, 1958. Trustee at large Federation Jewish Philanthropies of New York, 1960-1974, life trustee, 1974-1985. Chairman, Board Of Directors American Friends of the Alliance Israelite Universelle, Inc.

Membership

Member New York County Lawyers Association, American Bar Association, Association Bar City New York (member grievance committee 1951-1954, 60-63), Order of Coif, Phi Beta Kappa. Clubs: Regency Whist (New York City), Harmonie (New York City).

Connections

Married Katherine Wyler, June 12, 1931. Children: Robert, Mariana Stroock Leighton, Daniel.

father:
Solomon Marcuse Stroock

mother:
Hilda (Weil) Stroock

spouse:
Katherine Wyler

child:
Robert Stroock

child:
Mariana Stroock Leighton Stroock

child:
Daniel Stroock