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Lawyer

James Alan Montgomery, American lawyer. Member American Law Institute, Pennsylvania (member house delegations, former chairman), Philadelphia (past secretary), American bar associations, Pennsylvania Economy League (past chairman Eastern division, Board of Governors, Executive Committee).

Background

Montgomery, James Alan was born on August 18, 1904 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of James Alan and Edith (Thompson) Montgomery.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Princeton, 1925. Bachelor of Laws, University Pennsylvania, 1928.

Career

Admitted to Pennsylvania bar, 1928. Law clerk Supreme Court Pennsylvania, 1928-1930. Associate firm Pepper, Hamilton & Scheetz and predecessor, Philadelphia, 1930-1936, partner, 1936-1974.

Special assistant to deputy director intelligence Office of Strategic Services, 1943-1944. Chairman of Commission on appellate court rules Pennsylvania Supreme Court President, trustee Free Library Philadelphia. Trustee Philadelphia Museum Art, Bureau Municipal Research, Harriton Association Chairman Lower Merion Planning Commission.

Membership

Member American Law Institute, Pennsylvania (member house delegations, former chairman), Philadelphia (past secretary), American bar associations, Pennsylvania Economy League (past chairman Eastern division, Board of Governors, Executive Committee). Clubs: Merion Cricket, Midday.

Connections

Married Kathleen M. Keates, September 15, 1931.

father:
James Alan Montgomery

mother:
Edith (Thompson) Montgomery

spouse:
Kathleen M. Keates