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Lawyer

Gerard Swope, American lawyer. Served to commander of The United States Navy Reserve, 1942-1945; Member American Bar Association.

Background

Swope, Gerard was born on December 13, 1905 in St. Louis. Son of Gerard and Mary (Hill) Swope.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Dartmouth, 1929. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard, 1932.

Career

Admitted to New York State bar, 1932. Practiced New York City, firm Cahill, Gordon, Zachry & Reindel, 1932-1934, 1937-1940. With Securities and Exchange Commission, 1934-1937.

Counsel to appliance and merchandise division General Electric Company, 1940-1942. Counsel to International General Electric Company, Inc., 1945-1952. Trade regulations counsel General Electric Company.

New York City, 1952-1960, international counsel, 1960-1968. Trustee Brooklyn Institute Arts and Sciences, Horace Mann School. Chairman Teatown Lake Reservation.

Honorary chairman Woods Hole Marine Biological Lab. Trustee Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute.

Membership

Served to commander of The United States Navy Reserve, 1942-1945. Member American Bar Association.

Connections

Married Marjorie Park, July 2, 1932. Children: Gerard Lincoln, Stephen Park, John Franklin.

father:
Gerard Swope

mother:
Mary (Hill) Swope

spouse:
Marjorie Park

children:
Gerard Lincoln Swope

Stephen Park Swope

John Franklin Swope