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Lawyer

Frederick Christopher Belen, American lawyer. Bar: Michigan 1945, District of Columbia 1945, Virginia 1976, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1975. Recipient Benjamin Franklin award, 1963; Alumni Achievement award George Washington University, 1968; Distinquished Alumni award Michigan State University, 1966; Distinguished Service decoration United States Army, 1968.

Background

Belen, Frederick Christopher was born on December 25, 1913 in Lansing, Michigan, United States. Son of Christopher Frederick and Elizabeth (Lehman) Belen.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Michigan State University, 1937; Doctor of Laws (honorary), Michigan State University, 1967; Juris Doctor, George Washington University, 1942.

Career

Secretary to, Honorary Andrew Transue, 75th Congress secretary to, Honorary George D. O'Brien, 77th-79th congresses counsel, chief counsel, Physician organization and Civil Service Committee, House of Representatives, 1946-1961; assistant postmaster general charge bureau operations, Physician organization Department, 1961-1964; deputy postmaster general, Physician organization Department, 1964-1969; Director special investigations personnel management. Director special studies, United States Postal Service. Member United States delegations various subcommittee Universal Postal Union.

Achievements

  • Bar: Michigan 1945, District of Columbia 1945, Virginia 1976, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1975.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author congressional committee reports and studies.

Membership

President National Democratic Club, 1974-1975. Served to lieutenant colonel Army of the United States, 1941-1946. Deputy chief intelligence and security division Army Transportation Corps.

Club: King and Queen Rod and Gun (president 1976-1979).

Connections

Married Opal Marie Sheets, February 7, 1943. 1 son, Frederick Christopher.

father:
Christopher Frederick Belen

mother:
Elizabeth (Lehman) Belen

spouse:
Opal Marie Sheets