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Lawyer

Carroll Robbins Wetzel, American lawyer. Bar: Pennsylvania 1931, New Jersey 1931, United States Suprene Court 1962.

Background

Wetzel, Carroll Robbins was born on April 5, 1906 in Trenton, New Jersey, United States. Son of William and V. Caroline (Wieand) Wetzel.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut, 1927; Bachelor of Laws, University Pennsylvania, 1930; Gowen fellow, University of Pennsylvania, 1931.

Career

Since practiced, Philadelphia partner firm, Dechert, Price & Rhoads, 1934-1973; of counsel, Dechert, Price & Rhoads, 1973-1996. Member of advisory commission to Comptroller of Currency, 1962.

Achievements

  • Bar: Pennsylvania 1931, New Jersey 1931, United States Suprene Court 1962.

Membership

Board of directors Library. Company Philadelphia, 1952-1983, president, 1975-1983. Trustee Philadelphia General Hospital, 1958-1967.

Board directors Bok Tower Gardens, 1962-1988, board directors emeritus, 1989-1996. Board directors Philadelphia Maritime Museum, 1976-1986, University of Pennsylvania LawSch., 1978-1983. With United States Army Air Force, 1942-1945, European Theatre of Operations.

Member American Bar Association (chairman of the section business law 1966-1967, editor Business Lawyer 1964-1965), Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (board directors 1954-1970, president 1967-1970), Philadelphia Club.

Connections

Married Phoebe Meade Francine, June 21, 1935. Children: Anne F., Phoebe Wetzel Griswold, Carroll Robbins.

father:
William Wetzel

mother:
V. Caroline (Wieand) Wetzel

spouse:
Phoebe Meade Francine

child:
Phoebe Wetzel Griswold Wetzel

child:
Anne F. Wetzel

child:
Carroll Robbins Wetzel