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Lawyer , university professor

Frank C. Nash, American lawyer, university professor. Decorated Legion of Merit, Freedom Medal, Distinguished Civilian Service.


Nash, Frank C. was born on August 19, 1910 in Dannemora, New York, United States. Son of George Erwin and Mabel Susan (White) Nash.


Bachelor of Arts, Holy Cross College, 1931. Bachelor of Laws, Georgetown University, 1934, Juris Doctor, 1935. Doctor of Laws, St. Josephs College, Philadelphia, 1952.

Doctor of Laws Georgetown University, 1953. Doctor of Laws U. Scranton, 1954. Unmarried.


Admitted to District of Columbia Bar, 1934. Special assistant to general counsel Federal Alcohol Control Administration, Washington, 1934-1935. Assistant professor of law Georgetown University, 1935-1937, professor since 1937.

Special assistant to secretary navy, 1946, to secretary defense, 1948-1949. Partner law firm Nash, Ahern & Abell since 1946. Deputy United States representative to commission on armaments, United Nations, 1949-1952.

Assistant to secretary defense for international security affairs, 1951-1953, assistant secretary defense 1953-1954. Member United States delegation to several international confs., 1951-1953, 11th General Assembly United Nations. Member board, Executive Committee General dynamics corporation.

Secretary, member board Tri-Car, Inc., Technology Products Corporation. Special consultant to the President of the United States, since 1956.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to legal periodicals.


Member of the board of directors, Executive Committee American council North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Active duty United States Naval Reserve, 1941, discharge to inactive duties as captain, 1946. Member Council on Foreign Relations, also American Bar Association (member tax council), District of Columbia Bar Association (chairman commission on international administration agencies), Gamma Eta Gamma.

Clubs: University, Congressional Country (governor), Army-Navy Country (Washington).


George Erwin Nash

Mabel Susan (White) Nash