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David L. Cole, American lawyer. Recipient New Jersey award National Conference Christians and Jews, 1954; medal Commonwealth of Pennsylvania 1956.

Background

Cole, David L. was born on May 1, 1902 in Paterson, New Jersey, United States. Son of Nathan and Ethel (Feldman) Cole.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Harvard, 1921, Bachelor of Laws, 1924. Doctor of Laws, Fairleigh Dickinson U., 1964.

Career

Member firm Cole, Berman & Garth, 1932-1978. Member city counsel Paterson, 1952. Active in labor relations as counsel for employer groups in textile industry 1926-1942.

Director, counsel Commercial National Bank, 2d National Bank, Paterson, 1937-1949. Chairman, New Jersey State Board Mediation, public member 2d region War Labor Board, 1943-1945, chairman steel and iron ore panels, 1943. Chairman Northern Textile Commission, 1945-1946.

Impartial chairman numerous labor contracts. Chairman presidential board inquiry Bituminous Coal Industry, 1948, 50, Longshore Industry, 1953, 68. Member or chairman President’s Emergency Board on dispute between railroad’s and 16 unions representing non-operating employees, 1948, 52, Railway Express Company, 1949, American Airlines Pilots, 1951, Eastern Air Lines pilots and flight engrs., 1958.

Governor National Academy Arbitrators, 1948-1952, president 1951-1952, chairman conciliation panel New York City Transit, 1961-1965, transit fact finding board, 1950, 57, New Jersey Government's public service electric cases. Member President’s Steel Industry Board, 1949. Director Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, 1952-1953.

Chairman New Jersey Government's Committee on Public Utility Strike Legislation, 1954. Chairman, secretary labor’s advising committee on atomic energy, 1955-1978. Consultant International Labor Organization, Geneva, 1955, 56, 64.

Member President’s Labor-Management Advisory Committee, 1961-1965, New York Government's Committee Public Employee Relations, 1966-1968. Chairman President’s Commission Industrial Peace, 1973-1974. New York City Mayor’s representative newspaper labor dispute, 1966.

Public member Kaiser Steel Long-Range Committee. Visiting professor Cornell Univercity, 1954-1955. Kestenbaum lecturer Harvard, 1962.

Trustee Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. President, board directors Shapiro Foundation.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Quest for Industrial Peace, 1963.

Membership

Member firm Cole, Berman & Garth, 1932-1978. Member city counsel Paterson, 1952. Active in labor relations as counsel for employer groups in textile industry 1926-1942.

Member 2d region War Labor Board, 1943-1945, chairman steel and iron ore panels, 1943. Member or chairman President’s Emergency Board on dispute between railroad’s and 16 unions representing non-operating employees, 1948, 52, Railway Express Company, 1949, American Airlines Pilots, 1951, Eastern Air Lines pilots and flight engrs., 1958. Member President’s Steel Industry Board, 1949.

Member President’s Labor-Management Advisory Committee, 1961-1965, New York Government's Committee Public Employee Relations, 1966-1968. Member Kaiser Steel Long-Range Committee. Member American Arbitration Association (medal 1955, directory).

Clubs: Harvard (New York City).

Connections

Married Helen M. David, October 8, 1925. Children: Elizabeth, Morrill J., Charles T. Admitted to New York bar, 1925, New Jersey bar, 1926, practiced in Paterson, 1926-1978.

father:
Nathan Cole

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Ethel (Feldman) Cole

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Helen M. David

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Elizabeth Cole

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Morrill J. Cole

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Charles T. Admitted to New York bar Cole

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1925 Cole

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New Jersey bar Cole

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practiced in Paterson Cole

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