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Lawyer , corporation consultant

Herbert Spencer Colton, American lawyer, corporation consultant. Bar: Florida 1928, New York 1929, Maryland 1945, District of Columbia 1947. Named Distinguished Citizen of Maryland, 1978. Member District of Columbia Bar Association.

Background

Colton, Herbert Spencer was born on October 5, 1903 in Covington, Georgia, United States. Son of Abram and Estelle Colton.

Education

Juris Doctor, Cornell University, 1927.

Career

Associate, Schlesinger & Schlesinger, New York City, 1930-1936;chief counsel, Federal Housing Administration, Washington, 1936-1940;defense housing coordinator, United States Government, Washington, 1940-1942;attorney, Federal Housing Administration, Washington, 1942-1946;senior partner, Colton & Boykin, Washington, since 1946.

Achievements

  • Bar: Florida 1928, New York 1929, Maryland 1945, District of Columbia 1947.

Membership

Member District of Columbia Bar Association.

Connections

Married Margaret DeCordova Sanville, May 25, 1933. Children: Catherine, Judith.

father:
Abram Colton

mother:
Estelle Colton

spouse:
Margaret DeCordova Sanville

child:
Catherine Colton

child:
Judith Colton