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George Strough Hills, American lawyer. Member Association Bar City New York, American Bar Association, Westchester Bar Association, American Law Institute, Beta Theta Pi.

Background

Hills, George Strough was born on November 1, 1900 in Winter Park, Florida, United States. Son of Elijah Clarence and Metta V. (Strough) Hills.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Indiana U., 1922. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard University, 1925.

Career

Admitted to New York bar, 1926, Supreme Court of the United States Court, 1936. Partner firm Menken, Ferguson & Hills, New York City, 1930-1937, Rogers Hoge & Hills, 1939-1980. General counsel American Machine and Foundry Inc., 1941-1965, director, 1941-1971, director emeritus, 1971-1980.

Secretary Bacardi Corporation, San Juan, P.R., 1944-1974, director, general counsel, 1944-1976. Director, general counsel Life Savers Corporation. New York City, 1950-1956.

Director, general counsel Sterling Drug Inc., New York City, 1940-1973, advisory director, 1973-1975, secretary, 1946-1973, vice-chairman, 1960-1970. Director American Viscose Corporation, New York City, 1946-1969, general counsel, 1960-1969. Member advising committee Accounting Principles Board, 1957.

Board Governors New Rochelle (New York) Hospital Medical Center, 1959-1980, secretary, 1960-1974, president, 1975-1977. Member New Rochelle Board Education, 1967-1970.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Law of Accounting and Financial Statements, 1957. Managing Corporate Meetings-A Legal and Procedural Guide, 1976. Contributor numerous articles to legal journals.

Membership

Member Association Bar City New York, American Bar Association, Westchester Bar Association, American Law Institute, Beta Theta Pi. Clubs: Union League, Sky (New York City).

Connections

Married Alice G. Shaw, September 14, 1926. Children: Joan Lee (Mistress.

father:
Elijah Clarence Hills

mother:
Metta V. (Strough) Hills

spouse:
Alice G. Shaw

child:
Joan Lee (Mrs Hills