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Francis Trowbridge vom Baur, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1934, District of Columbia 1948, Illinois 1952.


Baur, Francis Trowbridge vom was born on September 17, 1908 in Riverton, New Jersey, United States. Son of Carl H. and Edith V. (Trowbridge) vom Baur.


Bachelor, Amherst College, 1929; Bachelor of Laws, Harvard University, 1932.


Associate firm, Milbank, Tweed & Hope, New York City, 1933-1942; special agent, War Department, 1942; regional counsel, Office Coordinator Inter-American Affairs (C.A.), Haiti, Panama, 1942-1946; practiced law, Washington, also Chicago, 1947-1953; general counsel, Department of Navy, Washington, 1953-1960; member firm, Hensel and vom Baur, 1960-1962; senior partner, vom Baur, Coburn, Simmons & Turtle (and successor firm Gage, Tucker &vom Baur), 1963-1983; general counsel, Naval Undersea Museum Foundation, Washington, 1980-1990. Lecturer on government contracts, 1961-1980.


  • Bar: New York 1934, District of Columbia 1948, Illinois 1952.


Chairman Republican finance committee District of Columbia, 1975-1977. Member national finance committee. Member American Bar Association (member house of deals 1957, chairman post convention committee to visit Germany 1957, chairman standing committee on unauthorized practice law 1958-1962, chairman section public contract law 1970-1971, chairman coordinating committee model procurement code 1972-1983, chairman emeritus since 1983, Extraordinary Service award 1979), Federal Bar Association (president District of Columbia chapter 1954-1955, award for exceptionally distinguished service 1972), Association of Bar of City of New York, Bar Association of District of Columbia, Amherst Alumni Association (president Washington chapter 1969-1970, national vice president 1971-1980), Beta Theta Pi, Delta Sigma Rho.

Clubs: Cosmos (Washington), City Tavern Association (Washington), Kennebunk River (Kennebunkport), Arundel Beach (Kennebunkport).


Married Carolyn Bartlett Laskey, June 6, 1934 (deceased August 1988). Children: Nerissa Trowbridge, Daphne de Blois.

Carl H. Baur

Edith V. (Trowbridge) Baur

Carolyn Bartlett Laskey

Nerissa Trowbridge Baur

Daphne de Blois Baur