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George Longan Gordon, American lawyer.

Background

Gordon, George Longan was born on February 10, 1901 in Kansas City, Missouri, United States. Son of George L. and Ernestine (Snead) Gordon.

Education

Student of University Kansas, 1936, University of Oxford, 1937. Juris Doctor, U. Missouri, 1924.

Career

Admitted to Missouri bar, 1924, Supreme Court of the United States Court bar, 1935. Partner Gordon & Gilmore, 1934, Lathrop, Righter, Gordon & Parker, 1956-1970. Counsel White Eagle division Socony Mobil Oil Corporation, 1947-1955.

General attorney Missouri & Iowa, Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway, 1956-1971. General counsel, director Business Men’s Assurance Company American, 1945-1972, Black, Sivalls & Bryson, Inc., 1946-1969. Secretary-treasurer, director Westport Television, Inc., 1964-1972.

Membership

Member of Executive Committee Missouri Public Expenditure Survey. Chairman board of trustees Children’s Mercy Hospital. Member American, Missouri (chairman trusts and real estate law committee 1947-1951), Kansas City bar associations, Chamber of Commerce, Association Life Insurance Counsel (Executive Committee 1958-1961), American Life Convention (state vice president 1953-1954), Lawyers Association Kansas City.

Clubs: Kansas City Country, Kansas City.

Connections

Married Jane T. Hemingway, September 2, 1930 (deceased).; married second, Alice P. Scarritt, September 14, 1966. Children: George Hemingway, Jean Arabell, Elizabeth Ernestine.

father:
George L. Gordon

mother:
Ernestine (Snead) Gordon

spouse:
Jane T. Hemingway

spouse:
Alice P. Scarritt

child:
George Hemingway Gordon

child:
Jean Arabell Gordon

child:
Elizabeth Ernestine Gordon