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Berchmans Tanner Fitzpatrick, American lawyer. Recipient Honor award Housing and Home Finance Agency, 1955; Honor award National Housing Conference, 1970. Member Alpha Tau Omega.


Fitzpatrick, Berchmans Tanner was born on July 13, 1907 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of James Fred erick and Mary Madeline (O’Brien) F.


Bachelor of Arts, Dartmouth, 1930. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard, 1933.


Attorney, Public Works Administration, 1933-1937. Special counsel Minneapolis-St. Paul Sanitary District Project, 1935-1937. Regional attorney United States Housing Authority, 1938-1942.

Assistant and associate general counsel National Housing Agency, 1942-1946, general counsel, 1947. Assistant administrator and general counsel Housing and Home Finance Agency, 1947-1949, deputy administrator, general counsel, 1949-1954, general counsel, 1954. Vice chairman, director Federal National Mortgage Association.

Vice-president, director Defense Homes Corporation. General counsel First National Redevelopment Corporation. Counsellor at law and housing consultant, 1955-1973.

Director National Housing Conference. Executive secretary Mayor’s Committee for Better Housing of City New York. Secretary McNamara’s Committee on Military Housing Policy and Programs, 1967.

Consultant to various groups.


Member Alpha Tau Omega.


Married Goergiana Mary DeWolfe, October 10, 1936. Children: Barry Morgan, Robert Brian, James Frederick.

James Fred Fitzpatrick

Goergiana Mary DeWolfe

Barry Morgan Fitzpatrick

Robert Brian Fitzpatrick

James Frederick Fitzpatrick