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George Lyon Hinman, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1930.


Hinman, George Lyon was born on September 25, 1905 in Binghamton, New York, United States. Son of Harvey D. and Phebe (Brown) Hinman.


Bachelor of Arts, Princeton University, 1927;Bachelor of Laws, Harvard University, 1930;Doctor of Laws, Union College, 1962;Doctor of Humane Letters, Elmira College, 1950;Doctor of Civil Law, Colgate University, 1967.


Practice law, Binghamtonassociate, Hinman, Howard & Kattell, 1930-1937;partner, Hinman, Howard & Kattell, since 1937;former member of advisory board, International Business Machines Corporationdirector, International Business Machines Corporation, 1949-1975. Advisory director Russell Reynolds Associations, Inc. Former director various companies including International Business Machines Corporation, International Business Machines Corporation World Trade Corporation, New York Telephone Corporation Security Mutual Life Insurance Company, Lincoln 1st Banks, Thatcher Glass Company, Link Aviation.

Executive assistant to governor Nelson A. Rockefeller of New York, 1958-1959. Special counsel Rockefeller Family and Associations, 1960-1977. Member of New York Attorney General'sCom. on Ethical Standards in Government, 1955-1959.

Counsel New York State Temporary Commision on Constnl. Convention, 1956-1958.


  • Bar: New York 1930.


Member New York Lieutenant Governor's Committee on Teacher Salaries, 1951. Republican national committeeman for New York, 1959-1977, member executive committee, 1961-1964. Trustee Elmira College, 1950-1963, State University of New York, 1965-1970, Colgate University, 1960-1970.

Board regents University State New York, 1948-1950. Chairman national committee for Nelson A. Rockefeller Center for Social Sciences Dartmouth, since 1980. Member American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association (chairman banking law section 1954), Harvard Club (New York City), Century Association Club (New York City), Links Club (New York City), Pilgrims Club (New York City), Binghamton City Club.


Married Barbara Davidge, September 12, 1929 (deceased). Children: Constance (deceased), Martha, Virginia, Harvey World War II.

Harvey D. Hinman

Phebe (Brown) Hinman

Barbara Davidge

Constance Hinman (deceased)

Martha Hinman

Virginia Hinman

Harvey World War II Hinman