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Lawyer

H. Struve Hensel, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1925, District of Columbia 1943. Decorated Distinguished Service Medal United States Navy; medal of Freedom, 1953. Member of City Tavern Association, Chevy Chase, Metropolitan (Washington); University, Princeton (New York ).

Background

Hensel, H. Struve was born on August 22, 1901 in Hoboken, New Jersey, United States. Son of Herman D. and Eliza (Struve) Hensel.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Princeton University, 1922; Bachelor of Laws, Columbia University, 1925.

Career

Associate, Cravath, deGersdorff, Swaine & Wood, New York City, 1925-1933; member, Milbank, Tweed & Hope, New York City, 1933-1941; organizer and 1st chief procurement legal division, Navy Department, Washington, 1941-1944; general counsel, Navy Department, Washington, 1944-1945; assistant Secretary of Navy, 1945-1946; member, Carter, Ledyard & Milburn, New York City, 1946-1953; consultant, special adviser to Secretary Defense, 1952; general counsel, Department Defense, 1953-1954; assistant Secretary Defense for international security affairs, 1954-1955; private practice, Washington, 1955-1966; partner, Coudert Brothers, Paris, London, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Singapore, Brussels, 1966-1976; president, managing director, Maritime Fruit Carriers Company Ltd., London, 1976; of counsel, Vorys, Sater, Seymour & Pease, Washington, 1983-1991. Board directors EDO Corporation, A.A.I. Corporation, Integrated Resources, Inc. Consultant Commision on Organisation Executive, 1948.

Achievements

  • Bar: New York 1925, District of Columbia 1943.

Membership

Member of City Tavern Association, Chevy Chase, Metropolitan (Washington). University, Princeton (New York ).

Connections

Married Edith T. Wyckoff, October 3, 1929 (divorced 1948). Married Isabel S. Bower, June 9, 1948 (deceased October 1987).

father:
Herman D. Hensel

mother:
Eliza (Struve) Hensel

spouse:
Isabel S. Bower

spouse:
Edith T. Wyckoff