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Lawyer

Alexander Black, American Lawyer. Bar: Pennsylvania 1940, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1955, United States Court Appeals (3d circuit) 1957, United States Court Claims 1959, United States Court Appeals (Federal circuit) 1982.

Background

Black, Alexander was born on November 19, 1914 in Pittsburgh. Son of Alexander and Ruth (Hay) Black.

Education

AB, Princeton University, 1936; Bachelor of Laws, Harvard University, 1939.

Career

Law clerk, Buchanan, Ingersoll Professional Corporation and predecessors, Pittsburgh, summers 1936-1939; associate, Buchanan, Ingersoll Professional Corporation and predecessors, Pittsburgh, 1939-1951; partner, Buchanan, Ingersoll Professional Corporation and predecessors, Pittsburgh, 1951-1985; shareholder, Buchanan, Ingersoll Professional Corporation and predecessors, Pittsburgh, 1980-1985; of counsel, Buchanan, Ingersoll Professional Corporation and predecessors, Pittsburgh, since 1985.

Achievements

  • Bar: Pennsylvania 1940, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1955, United States Court Appeals (3d circuit) 1957, United States Court Claims 1959, United States Court Appeals (Federal circuit) 1982.

Membership

Served to lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1946, PTO. Member American Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association, Allegheny County Bar Association, American Law Institute, American College Trial Lawyers, American College Real Estate Lawyers, American Bar Foundation, Pennsylvania Bar Foundation, American Judicature Society, Panel of Arbitrators, American Arbitration Association Clubs: Harvard/Yale/Princeton, Duquesne (Pittsburgh). Edgeworth (Sewickley, Pennsylvania).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: choral singing, classical music, gardening, reading American and European history.

Connections

Married Jane Mevey McIntosh, April 23, 1955. Children: F. Kristin Hoeveler, Kenneth M., Elizabeth H. Black Watson.

father:
Alexander Black

mother:
Ruth (Hay) Black

spouse:
Jane Mevey McIntosh

child:
Elizabeth H. Black Watson Black

child:
Kenneth M. Black

child:
F. Kristin Hoeveler Black