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Lawyer

George Railton Farnham, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1939.

Background

Farnham, George Railton was born on February 1, 1914 in Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States. Son of George Ross and Mae R. (Railton) Farnham.

Education

Bachelor of Arts cum laude, Harvard University, 1936;Juris Doctor, Harvard University, 1939.

Career

Job locator New York City Lawyers Placement Committee, Association of Bar New York City, 1946;attorney, War Assets Administration, New York City, 1946;attorney, Finch & Schaefler, New York City, 1946-1948;associate, Coudert Brothers, New York City, 1948-1959;partner, Coudert Brothers, New York City, 1960-1985;consultant, since 1985.

Achievements

  • Bar: New York 1939.

Membership

Member Board Education Union Free School #1, Eastchester, New York, 1955-1959. Trustee, chairman Prescott College, Arizona, 1965-1975. Trustee Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, Florida, 1978-1984, emeritus, since 1984.

Board governors Children's Health Service, New York County, 1970-1976. Director, vice president, president Mental Health Association, Westchester County, New York, 1973-1985, 86-92, 93—. Board directors Legal Aid Society, New York City, 1980-1986, Westchester chapter American Red Cross, 1986-1992.

Served to major United States Army, 1941-1946. Member American Bar Association, New York Bar Association, Association Bar City New York, American Judicature Society, Harvard Club, Scarsdale Golf Club.

Connections

Married Constance Amberg, June 6, 1942. Children: Carolyn F., Pamela F., Marjorie F., Laurie J., George L.

father:
George Ross Farnham

mother:
Mae R. (Railton) Farnham

spouse:
Constance Amberg

child:
Carolyn F. Farnham

child:
Pamela F. Farnham

child:
Marjorie F. Farnham

child:
Laurie J. Farnham

child:
George L. Farnham