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Lawyer

Albert Leonard Coles, American lawyer. Fellow American College Trial Lawyers; member Phi Beta Kappa. Knights of Columbus.

Background

Coles, Albert Leonard was born on November 8, 1909 in Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States. Son of Joseph and Margaret (Lennon) Coles.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1931, Bachelor of Laws, 1933.

Career

Admitted to Connecticut bar, 1933, also the United States District Court, Court Appeals, Supreme Court of the United States Court. Practice of law, Bridgeport, 1933-1978. Member Coles, O’Connell, Dolan and McDonald, 1942-1978.

Prosecuting attorney city court Bridgeport, 1941-1943, judge, 1945-1947, 49-51. Attorney general Connecticut, 1959-1963. Judge Connecticut Superior Court, 1963-1965.

Director United Illuminating Company, Southern New England Telephone Сompany. Corporator, trustee People’s Savings Bank. Senator, 22d District of Connecticut, 1939-1947, majority leader, 1941.

Democratic chairman Bridgeport, 1952-1955. Board of directors Park City Hospital.

Membership

Fellow American College Trial Lawyers. Member Phi Beta Kappa. Knights of Columbus.

Connections

Married Eileen M. Pelath, 1946. Children: Kevin A., Matthew A., Brigid M., Albert L., Mary Norah.

father:
Joseph Coles

mother:
Margaret (Lennon) Coles

spouse:
Eileen M. Pelath

children:
Mary Norah Coles

Brigid M. Coles

Matthew A. Coles

Kevin A. Coles

Albert L. Coles