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Banker , Lawyer

Harold Leonard Fisher, American lawyer, banker. Bar: New York 1935, United States District Court (eastern district) New York 1937, United States District Court (southern district) New York 1938, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1946.

Background

Fisher, Harold Leonard was born on December 10, 1910 in New York City. Son of Jacob and Pauline (Sherman) Fisher.

Education

Bachelor of Laws cum laude, St. John's University, 1932.

Career

Private practice, Brooklyn, 1935—1976. Chairman board Dime Savings Bank Williamsburgh, 1976—1985. Of counsel Fisher & Fisher, Manhattan, since 1976.

Achievements

  • Bar: New York 1935, United States District Court (eastern district) New York 1937, United States District Court (southern district) New York 1938, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1946.

Membership

Director Metropolitan Transit Authority, 1968—1979, chairman board, 1977—1979. Board directors Healthy Indiana Plan Greater New York, 1978—1987, National Housing Conference, Borough Hall Restoration Fund. Member presidential delegate Mount Sinai Transfer.

Chairman urban transportation delegate People's Republic China, 1979. Member National Citizens Coalition Windfall Profits Tax. Treasurer Democratic County Committee Kings County, New York.

Member of American Bar Association, Brooklyn Criminal Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, Federal Bar Council, Brooklyn Bar Association (president 1977-1978, Annual award 1983), B'nai B'rith.

Connections

Married Betty Kahn, July 24, 1934. Children: H. Leonard, Alice Fisher Rubin, Stephanie Fisher Cooper, Andrew S., Kenneth K.

father:
Jacob Fisher

mother:
Pauline (Sherman) Fisher

spouse:
Betty Kahn

children:
H. Leonard Fisher

Alice Fisher Rubin Fisher

Stephanie Fisher Cooper Fisher

Andrew S. Fisher

Kenneth K. Fisher