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Lawyer

Harold Mercer Cole, American lawyer. Served as Lieutenant United States Navy Reserve, 1943-1945.; Member Association Bar City of New York, Newcomen Society in North American.

Background

Cole, Harold Mercer was born on December 10, 1905 in Montclair, New Jersey, United States. Son of Harry Mercer and Julie (Young) Cole.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Brown U., 1929. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard, 1932.

Career

1 daughter, Eleanor Estabrook. Married second Barbara Chisholm Scott, June 30, 1948. Admitted to New York State bar, 1932, practiced in New York City.

Partner in the firm, Cole & Deitz, 1942-1972. Special deputy assistant district attorney on staff Thomas E. Dewey, 1935-1937. Assistant district attorney New York County, 1938-1941.

Chairman of the Board Allegheny River Mining Company. Director American Australian Fund, Inc., Amoskeag Company, Exeter Fund, Inc., Exeter Second Fund, Inc., Exeter Third Fund, Inc., W.L. Morgan Growth Fund, Gemeni Fund, Inc., Santa Cruz Industries, Inc., Arthur T. Walker Estate Corporation, Windsor Fund, Incorporated, also director First Investors Life Insurance Company, McCandless Corporation, Standard-Thomson Corporation, New York Advisory Committee of America Mutual Liability Insurance Company Director Wellington Fund.

Membership

Served as Lieutenant United States Navy Reserve, 1943-1945. Member Association Bar City of New York, Newcomen Society in North American. Clubs: National Republican, Union League, Leash Indian Harbor Yacht, Edgartown Yacht, Down Town Association, River (New York).

Connections

Married Eleanor Kountze, June 3, 1933.; married second Barbara Chisholm Scott, June 30, 1948.

father:
Harry Mercer Cole

mother:
Julie (Young) Cole

spouses:
Eleanor Kountze

2d Barbara Chisholm Scott