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Clifford Forster Edit Profile

Lawyer

Clifford Forster, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1939, United States District Court (southern district) New York 1956, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1973, United States Supreme Court 1980. Recipient Jeanne D´Arc medal General DeBenouville, 1952, Commemorative medal Assembly of Captive European Nations, 1964, Commander Order of Merit West German Governor, 1972. Member Association of Bar of City of New York.

Background

Forster, Clifford was born on July 6, 1913 in New York City. Son of Charles Von Foerster and Margaret (Ruckwild) Forster.

Education

Bachelor, Yale University, 1935; Bachelor of Laws, Yale University, 1938.

Career

Staff and special counsel, American Civil Liberties Union, New York City, 1940-1954; counsel, International League Rights of Man, New York City, 1955-1965; associate, Fitelson, Lasky, Aslan, Couture, New York City, 1960-1993. Board directors International Rescue Committee, New York City, since 1971.

Achievements

  • Bar: New York 1939, United States District Court (southern district) New York 1956, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1973, United States Supreme Court 1980.

Membership

Member Association of Bar of City of New York.

Connections

Married Helene Gaubert, September 9, 1972 (deceased 1976). Married Suzanne DeJoie, November 6, 1976 (deceased January 4, 1978) Married Joan Smith, September 20, 1981.

father:
Charles Von Foerster Forster

mother:
Margaret (Buckwild) Forster

spouse:
Suzanne DeJoie

spouse:
Helene Gaubert