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Edwin Foster Blair, American lawyer. Fellow Yale Corporation; Fellow Branford College, Yale; Member Republican Finance Committee, 1958-1959 (member budget committee 1959).; Member American New York State bar associations, Bar Association City of New York, New York County Lawyers assosiation, New York Chamber of Commerce, Phi Beta Kappa, Order of Coif.

Background

Blair, Edwin Foster was born on December 15, 1901 in Weatherford, Texas, United States. Son of Wiley and Josephine M. (Foster) Blair.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1924, Bachelor of Laws cum laude, 1928, Master of Arts, 1946.

Career

Instructor Yale Law School, 1928-1929. Associate Davis, Polk, Wardwell, Gardiner & Reed, 1929-1940. Own law firm. 1940-1942.

Partner Blair, Polk & Ogden, 1942-1945. Blair & Reed, New York City, 1952-1968. Director, member Executive Committee Union Bag-Camp Paper Corporation.

Director Canada Dry Corporation, Mohasco Industries, Inc., Holly Sugar Corporation. Director, Chairman of the Board T.A.D. Jones & Company, Inc. Member of advisory board 30 Broad St. branch Chemical Corn Exchange Bank.

Membership

Fellow Yale Corporation. Fellow Branford College, Yale. Member Republican Finance Committee, 1958-1959 (member budget committee 1959).

Member American New York State bar associations, Bar Association City of New York, New York County Lawyers assosiation, New York Chamber of Commerce, Phi Beta Kappa, Order of Coif. Clubs: Links, Yale, New York Yacht, Down Town Association (New York City).

Connections

Married Rosemary Kane, April. Children: Roderic (deceased), Mary Kane, Kathleen, Edwin James, Rosanne.

father:
Wiley Blair

mother:
Josephine M. (Foster) Blair

spouse:
Rosemary Kane

child:
Roderic Blair (deceased)

child:
Mary Kane Blair

child:
Kathleen Blair

child:
Edwin James Blair

child:
Rosanne Blair