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EDWARD FINCH, American lawyer.


FINCH, EDWARD was born in Westhampton Beach, Long Island, New York, United States.


Princeton University (Bachelor of Arts, 1941). New York University (Bachelor of Laws, (This Card Continued). George Washington University, Washington, D.C. Awarded: Doctor of Laws by Missouri Valley College, 1963.

Honorary Doctor of Science by Cumberland College, 1985. Phi Delta Phi.


Colonel, J.A.G., United States.A.F. Reserve, Retired Working as a partner of AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL PETROLEUM COMPANY. Admitted to the bar, 1948, New York. 1953, United States. Supreme Court. 1956, United States. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, United States.

Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, United States. Court of Military Appeals, United States. Claims Court and United States.

Tax Court; 1978, District of Columbia. 1980, Florida.


  • Other Work

    • Astro Business Praeger Scientific Publishers, Inc. (C.B.S.), 1985. United States. Delegate: Fourth United Nations Congress, 1970.

      Fifth United Nations Congress, 1975. United States. Special Ambassador to: Panama, 1972, United States. Delegation Unispace, 1982.

      Japan, 1974. Member, Board of Directors: Adams Memorial Fund, Inc., since 1986. Saint Giles Foundation, Inc., since 1986. Crippled Children’s Friendly Aid Association, Inc., since 1986.

      Banner Life Insurance Company of New York, since 1986. New York Institute for Education for the Blind Episcopel Mission Society. Vestryman and Chancellor of St. Bartholomew’s Church in the City of New York, since 1986.


The Association of the Bar of the City of New York (Member, Roundtable Committee, 1952-1957. Chairman, Section on Wills, Trusts and Estates, 1949-1963. Member, Committee on Surrogates Courts, 1959-1962).

New York State, Federal, American (Vice Chairman, Committee on Real Property, Wills, Trusts & Estates, International Law Section, since 1979. Chairman, Aerospace Division, Section of Science and Technology, since 1986) and International Bar Associations. The Florida Bar; American Law Institute.

Judge Advocates Association (President, 1971-1972). International Institute Space Law. International Astronautical Academy.

Fellow, American Bar Foundation. [Colonel, J.A.G., United States.A.F. Reserve, Retired]. Corporate, Estates & Estates and Tax Law.