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Henry Blandy Guthrie, American lawyer, director. Bar: New York 1928. Decorated Commander Order St. John.


Guthrie, Henry Blandy was born on June 6, 1902 in New York City. Son of HEnry Blandy and Ada (McMahan) Guthrie.


Graduate, Hill School, 1920. AB, Princeton University, 1924. Juris Doctor, Harvard University, 1927.


Worked at Shearman & Sterling (New York, NY) specializing in General Practice. Admitted to the bar, 1928, New York. Shearman & Sterling, founded in 1873, has more than 600 lawyers in 15 offices throughout the world.

The firm's practice encompasses most major areas of business law, including: Antitrust and Trade Regulation. Banking; Bankruptcy and Corporate Reorganization. Compensation and Benefits.

Environmental; Finance (including Corporate Finance, Domestic Private Finance, Financial Institutions, International Private Finance and Project Finance). Individual Clients, Trusts and Estates. Insurance; International Trade and Government Relations.

Litigation and Arbitration. Mergers and Acquisitions. Oil and Gas; Privatizations.

Real Estate; and Tax. The Firm is also engaged in the practice of French, German and Hungarian law through its offices in France, Germany and Hungary.


  • Bar: New York 1928.


Chairman board trustees Big Brothers, 1948-1955, sponsor, since 1955. Vice president Big Brothers American, 1951-1955. Trustee St. Luke's Hospital Center, since 1952, vice president, 1959-1963, chairman executive committee, 1963-1966, president, 1966-1970, chairman, 1970-1979.

Trustee Mount Desert Island Hospital, 1962-1971. Trustee Green-Wood Cemetery, 1962-1985, vice president, 1963-1965, president, 1965-1975. Board directors United Hospital Fund New York.

Member American Bar Association, New York Bar Association, Association Bar City New York, Phi Beta Kappa. Clubs: Cap and Gown (Princeton, New Jersey).


Married Elizabeth A. Guthrie, June 22, 1932.

HEnry Blandy Guthrie

Ada (McMahan) Guthrie

Elizabeth A. Guthrie