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Benjamin Reath Neilson, American Lawyer. Bar: Pennsylvania 1964. Secretary-treasurer The Chanticleer Foundation, Wayne, Pennsylvania; president of the board of trustees St. Paul's School, Concord, N.H. Member American Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association, Philadelphia Bar Association Beta Kappa.

Background

Neilson, Benjamin Reath was born on July 11, 1938 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Harry Rosengarten and Alberta (Reath) Neilson.

Education

AB magna cum laude, Harvard University, 1960. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard University, 1963.

Career

Worked at Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) specializing in Trusts and Estates, Taxation. Admitted to the bar, 1964, Pennsylvania. Phi Beta Kappa. Law Clerk to Chief Justice John C. Bell, Junior, 1963-1964.

Member: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and American Bar Associations.

Membership

Secretary-treasurer The Chanticleer Foundation, Wayne, Pennsylvania. President of the board of trustees St. Paul's School, Concord, N.H. Member American Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association, Philadelphia Bar Association Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married Judith Rawle, June 20, 1959 (divorced May 1983). Children: Benjamin R. Junior, Theodora C., Johanna K., Alberta R., Marshall R. Married Meta B. Grace, December 26, 1983.