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Alexis Carrel Coudert, American lawyer. Decorated chevalier Legion of Honor, chevalier Ordre de Sante Publique (France).


Coudert, Alexis Carrel was born on June 3, 1914 in New York City. Son of Frederic R. and Alice Tracy (Wilmerding) Coudert.


Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1935. Bachelor of Laws, Columbia, 1938.


; children—Alexis Tracy, Allison Pierce. Married second, Cora Craddock Amory Kirby, April 7, 1961. Admitted to New York bar, 1938.

Law assistant to justice Supreme Court of the United States Court, 1938-1930. Member Coudert Brothers, New York City, 1942-1980. Professor of law Columbia University, 1949-1956, acting director Parker School Foreign and Comparative Law, 1949-1955, trustee, 1946-1980.

Chairman Unity Fire & General Insurance Company, General Security Assurance Corporation, Urbaine Life Insurance Company. Director Dime Savings Bank New York, Pellon Corporation, French-American Banking Corporation, Intellectual Property Multimedia Subsystem International, Inc., Michelin Tire Corporation United States representative to International Committee Comparative Law, 1951-1955. Board of directors New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, 1949-1980.

President Humanities Fund, Inc., 1965-1972. Secretary, director Brez Foundation, 1940-1964, president, 1965-1972. Board directors Alfred Jurzykowski Foundation, 1960-1980, president, 1970-1980.


Member Coudert Brothers, New York City, 1942-1980. Member American Association Comparative Study of Law, Inc. (president 1955-1960, 65-71), Association Bar City New York, American, New York County, New York State bar associations, American Foreign Law Association (president 1959-1963), American Society International Law, International Chamber of Commerce (Executive Committee United States council).

Clubs: Piping Rock (Locust Valley, New York).


Married Allison Moore, June 8, 1936 (divorced 1961).; married second, Cora Craddock Amory Kirby, April. Children: Alexis Tracy, Allison Pierce.

Frederic R. Coudert

Alice Tracy (Wilmerding) Coudert

Allison Moore

Cora Craddock Amory Kirby

Alexis Tracy Coudert

Allison Pierce Coudert