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Lawyer

Churchill Rodgers, American lawyer.

Background

Rodgers, Churchill was born on October 8, 1901 in Bowling Green, Kentucky, United States. Son of James Farnsworth and Mary Heugh Beall (Hedges) Rodgers.

Education

Student Ogden College, 1916-1919. Bachelor of Arts, Univercity Louisville, 1922. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard, 1926, Scientiae Juridicae Doctor, 1928.

Career

Principal, teacher Leitchfield (Kentucky) High School, 1922-1923. Admitted to T.H. bar, 1926, New York bar, 1931. Attorney Prosser, Anderson & Marx, Honolulu, T.H., 1926-1927, Cravath, de Gersdorff, Swaine & Wood, New York City, 1928-1933.

Attorney Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, 1933-1936, assistant general counsel, 1936-1944, associate general counsel, 1944-1948, general counsel, 1948-1965, senior vice president, general counsel 1965-1967. Counsel to firm Willkie, Farr & Gallagher, 1967-1976. Board of directors Phelps Memorial Hospital, 1967-1973.

President of the board directors Tarrytown Young Men’s Christian Association, 1947-1948, trustee, to 1976. Past vice-president, director Community Chest.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles professional journals.

Membership

Fellow American Bar. Foundation (director 1965-1966). Member American (house delegations 1957-1974, chairman of the section on corporation banking and business law, chairman standing commission on continuing education, governor), New York bar associations, American Law Institute, Association Life Insurance Counsel, New York State Chamber of Commerce. (chairman of the executive committee, Chairman of Commission law reform.

Member Reformed Church.

Connections

Married Florence Louise King, July 24, 1927. Children: Florence Louise (Mistress.

father:
James Farnsworth Rodgers

mother:
Mary Heugh Beall (Hedges) Rodgers

spouse:
Florence Louise King

child:
Florence Louise (Mrs Rodgers