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Chester Tevis Lane, British lawyer. Recipient War Department Meritorious Civilian Service Commendation, 1945. Decorated Commander Order Orange-Nassau (Netherlands). Member American Bar Association (member, vice-chairman, chairman various coms., since 1952), Association Bar City New York (chairman administrative law committee since 1955.

Background

Lane, Chester Tevis was born on June 7, 1905 in London, England. Son of Elmer Bloomfield and Julia Anthony (Tevis) L. (parents United States citizens).

Education

Educated Westminster School, London, 1917-1922. Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1926, Bachelor of Laws, 1930.

Career

Instructor and tutor in classics, Harvard, 1926-1928. Radcliffe College, 1927-1928. Admitted to New York bar, 1931.

Practiced with Milbank, Tweed, Hope & Webb (now Milbank, Tweed, Hope & Hadley, New York, 1930-1935. With Securities & Exch. Commission, Washington, 1935-1942, member of staff general counsel, 1935-1937, assistant general counsel, 1937-1938, general counsel, 1938-1942.

Associate in public law, New York University, 1941-1942. Special assistant to attorney general, 1942-1945. Associate chief special war policies unit, war division, Department of Justice, 1942-1943.

Chairman War Department Civilian Legal Personnel Committee (in charge of recruitment and approval of civilian attys. in War Department), 1942-1946. Senior consultant Army-Navy liquidation commissioner, 1945. Lend-Lease administrator and deputy foreign liquidation commissioner, 1946-1947.

General practice law with Greenman, Shea, Lane, Sandomire & Zimet, 1947-1949. Now with Beer, Richards, Lane, Haller & Buttenwieser. Consultant United States Civil Service Commission, 1948-1949.

Leetr. New York University School Law, 1949. President Rockland Foundation, 1953-1955.

Membership

Member American Bar Association (member, vice-chairman, chairman various coms., since 1952), Association Bar City New York (chairman administrative law committee since 1955. Clubs: Harvard (New York).

Connections

Married Persis McClennen, September 12, 1927. Children: David, Julia Ann (Mistress Eugene Lane Tarchar, Junior.

father:
Elmer Bloomfield United States

mother:
Julia Anthony (Tevis) L. (parents United States

spouse:
Persis McClennen

child:
David Lane

child:
Jr Lane

child:
Julia Ann (Mistress Eugene Lane Tarchar Lane