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Harper Woodward, American lawyer. member firm Barry, Wainwright, Thacher & Symmers, 1935-1937, Woodward & Woodward, 1937-1938, Spence, Windels, Walser, Hotchkiss & Angell, 1938-1942, Spence, Hotchkiss, Parker & Duryee, 1946; Served with United States Army Air Force, 1942-1945.; Member Harvard Law School Association.

Background

Woodward, Harper was born on November 26, 1909 in Rochester, New York, United States. Son of Roland B. and Anne (Murray) Woodward.

Education

Graduated from St. Paul’s School, Concord, N.H., 1927. Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1931, Bachelor of Laws, 1934.

Career

July 1966); married second, Edith M. Laird, March 18, 1967. Children—Bruce A., Belinda B. (Mistress Glen R. Kendall), Edwin C. Laird III, Bonnie B. (Mistress Stephane Y. Christen). Secretary to president Harvard University, 1934-1935.

Admitted to New York bar, 1936. Member firm Barry, Wainwright, Thacher & Symmers, 1935-1937, Woodward & Woodward, 1937-1938, Spence, Windels, Walser, Hotchkiss & Angell, 1938-1942, Spence, Hotchkiss, Parker & Duryee, 1946. Associate Laurance S. Rockefeller, New York City, 1946-1966.

Associate Rockefeller Family & Associates, 1966-1976, consultant, 1976-1981. Director, member Executive Committee, finance and audit committee Eastern Air Lines. Director Rockresorts, Inc., Caneel Bay Plantation, Wayfarer Ketch Corporation Trustee Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.

Vice president, vice Chairman of the Board mgrs. Memorial Hospital Cancer and Allied Diseases, New York City.

Membership

Member firm Barry, Wainwright, Thacher & Symmers, 1935-1937, Woodward & Woodward, 1937-1938, Spence, Windels, Walser, Hotchkiss & Angell, 1938-1942, Spence, Hotchkiss, Parker & Duryee, 1946. Served with United States Army Air Force, 1942-1945. Member Harvard Law School Association.

Clubs: Wings (New York City).

Connections

Married Ruth Keller, August, 1942 (deceased.; married second, Edith M. Laird, March 18, 1967. Children: Bruce A., Belinda B. (Mistress Glen R. Kendall), Edwin C. Laird III, Bonnie B. (Mistress Stephane Y. Christen).

father:
Roland B. Woodward

mother:
Anne (Murray) Woodward

spouse:
Edith M. Laird

spouse:
Ruth Keller

child:
Bonnie B. Woodward (Mistress Stephane Y. Christen)

child:
Bruce A. Woodward

child:
Belinda B. Woodward (Mistress Glen R. Kendall)

child:
Edwin C. Laird III Woodward