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Lawyer

Jack Bernard Tate, American lawyer. Fellow of Silliman College, Yale.; Member American branch International Law Association, American Bar Association, Tennessee and District of Columbia bars, American Society of International Law, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Delta Phi, Corby Court.

Background

Tate, Jack Bernard was born on August 14, 1902 in Bolivar, Tennessee, United States. Son of Robert Wood and Louise (Sevestre) Tate.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University of Tennessee, 1924. Bachelor of Laws, Yale, 1926, Master of Arts (honorary), 1954. Master of Laws, George Washington University Law School, 1927.

Career

Assistant legal adviser, Department of State, 1928-1934. Div. counsel National Recovery Administration, 1934-1935, div. administrator, 1935-1936. Assistant general counsel Social Security Board, 1936-1938, general counsel, 1938-1939.

General counsel, Federal Security Agency, 1939-1947, deputy legal adviser Department State, 1947-1954. Legal advisor to the United States delegations to 4th-6th regular sessions General Assembly United Nations, 1949-1951. Alternate United States delegate 9th International Conference Am States, Bogota, 1948.

Professor of law, New York University Law School, 1954. Associate dean, professor of law at Yale Law School, 1954-1968.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor to legal periodicals.

Membership

Fellow of Silliman College, Yale. Member American branch International Law Association, American Bar Association, Tennessee and District of Columbia bars, American Society of International Law, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Delta Phi, Corby Court.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Thomas Nelson, June 16, 1928. Children: Robert Wood, Thomas Nelson.

father:
Robert Wood Tate

mother:
Louise (Sevestre) Tate

spouse:
Elizabeth Thomas Nelson

children:
Robert Wood Tate

Thomas Nelson Tate