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Lawyer

Cornelius Wendell Wickersham, American lawyer. Member New York council National Council Crime and Delinquency. President, New York City Young Republican; Served to captain United States Army Air Force, 1942-1945.; Member American, New York State bar associations, Federal Bar Association New York, New Jersey and Connecticut (president 1957-1958). Association Bar City New York.

Background

Wickersham, Cornelius Wendell was born on April 2, 1910 in Lawrence, New York, United States. Son of Cornelius Wendell and Rosalie N. (Hinckley) Wickersham.

Education

Graduated from St. Mark’s School, 1928. Bachelor of Arts cum laude Harvard, 1932, Bachelor of Laws magna cum laude, 1935.

Career

With firm Davis, Polk, Wardell, Gardiner & Reed, New York City, 1935-1940. Partner firm Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft, New York City, 1940-1953. Chief assistant United State Attorneys Eastern District New York, 1953-1957, United State Attorneys, 1957-1961.

Partner Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton, 1961-1963. Corporate counsel W.R. Grace & Company, since 1963.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author articles. Board editors Harvard Law Review, 1933-1935.

Membership

Member New York council National Council Crime and Delinquency. President, New York City Young Republican. Served to captain United States Army Air Force, 1942-1945.

Member American, New York State bar associations, Federal Bar Association New York, New Jersey and Connecticut (president 1957-1958). Association Bar City New York.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Terry Savage, December 12, 1936. Children: Cornelius Wendell 3d, Theodore S., Barbara T.

father:
Cornelius Wendell Wickersham

mother:
Rosalie N. (Hinckley) Wickersham

spouse:
Elizabeth Terry Savage

children:
Cornelius Wendell 3d Wickersham

Barbara T. Wickersham

Theodore S. Wickersham