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Andrew Gallagher Haley, American lawyer. Recipient American Rocket Society award, 1954; Grotius award, Munich, 1958.


Haley, Andrew Gallagher was born on November 19, 1904 in Tacoma. Son of Christopher Joseph and Kathleen Rose (Gallagher) Haley.


Bachelor of Laws, Georgetown University, 1928. Bachelor of Arts, George Washington University, 1934.


April 1963); children—Delphine, Andrew Gallagher. Admitted to District of Columbia Bar, 1928, Washington bar, 1929. Private law practice, Tacoma, 1929-1933.

Counsel Federal Radio Commission nad Federal Communication Commission, 1933-1939. Practicing lawyer, Washington, since 1939. Senior member firm Haley, Bader & Potts.

General counsel International Astronautical Federation. Counsel American Institute Aeronautics an Astronautics. Co-founder, president, director Aerojet Engineering Corporation, Pasadena and Azusa, Claif., 1942-1945.

President, director Kagh, Inc., Pasadena, 1947-1950. Vice-president, director Axe Science and Electronics Fund. Adviser United States Senate Special Committee investigtaing National Defense Program, 1945-1946.

Legal advisor International Telecommunications Conference, Atlantic City, 1947, 4th Inter American Radio Conference, Washington, 1949. Industry advisory 3d N. American Regional Broadcasting Conference, Montreal, 1949, Havana, Cuba, 1950. American Rocket Society delegate to 2d International Congress Astronautics, London, 1951, 3d, Stuttgart, 1952, 4th, Zurich, 1953 5th Innsbruch, 1954, 6th Copenhagen, Denmark, 1955, 7th Rome, 1956, Barcelona, Spain, 1957, Amsterdam, 1958, London, 1959, Stockholm, 1960, Washington, 1961, Varna, 1962, Paris, 1963, Warsaw, 1964.

Academician Academy Astronautics. Director, general counsel International Institute Space Law.


  • Other Work

    • Author legal articles. Rocketry and Space Exploration, 1958. Space Law and Government, 1963 (G. Edward Pendray award 1964).


Served as major Judge Advisory General Department, Air Forces, 1942. Fellow British Interplanetary Society (medal outstanding contbrs. astronautics 1962), S. African Interplanetary Society, Canadian Astronautical Society (honorary). Member Schweizerische Astronautische Arbeitsgemeinschaft, Astronautical Society Republican of China.

Member Institu Francisco Vitoria. Member Society Comparative Legislation and International Law. Clubs: National Press, Aero, Congressional Country (Washington).


Married Delphine Delacroix, December, 1934 (deceased. Children: Delphine, Andrew Gallagher.

Christopher Joseph Haley

Kathleen Rose (Gallagher) Haley

Delphine Delacroix

Delphine Haley

Andrew Gallagher Haley