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Lawyer

Bernhard Goldman Bechhoefer, American lawyer. Bar: District of Columbia 1953, Minnesota 1929, United States District Court Minnesota 1929, United States District Court District of Columbia 1953. Member American Bar Association (chairman atomic energy committee), Cosmos Club, International Club (Washington).

Background

Bechhoefer, Bernhard Goldman was born on January 24, 1904 in St. Paul. Son of Charles and Helen (Goldman) Bechhoefer.

Education

AB magna cum laude, Harvard University, 1925. Juris Doctor, Harvard University, 1928. Certified, National War College, 1949.

Career

Assistant Massachusetts Crime Survey, Cambridge, 1928-1929. Partner St. Paul Law Firm, 1929-1942. Foreign affairs officer State Department, Washington, 1942-1958.

Partner various law firms, 1958-1982. Counsel Conner & Wetterhahn, from 1982. Researcher Brookings Institute, Washington, 1959-1962, Hopkins School Advanced International Studies, Washington, 1962-1968.

Achievements

  • Bar: District of Columbia 1953, Minnesota 1929, United States District Court Minnesota 1929, United States District Court District of Columbia 1953.

Membership

Member American Bar Association (chairman atomic energy committee), Cosmos Club, International Club (Washington).

Connections

Married Estelle Scharfeld, November 28, 1929. Children: Charles, Arthur S., William B.

father:
Charles Bechhoefer

mother:
Helen (Goldman) Bechhoefer

spouse:
Estelle Scharfeld

child:
Charles Bechhoefer

child:
Arthur S. Bechhoefer

child:
William B. Bechhoefer