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Lawyer

James S. Hays, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1922. President Jewish Home & Hospital for Aged, New York City, 1950—1955, board chairman, 1955—1963, honorary chairman, from 1970; trustee Federation Jewish Philanthropies, New York City, 1950—1965; director Welfare Council Greater New York, 1962; Member of American Bar Association, New York County Bar Association, Bar Association City New York, Quaker Ridge Golf., Harmonie.

Background

Hays, James S. was born on January 1, 1901 in New York City. Son of Herman Joseph and Arline (Denzer) Hays.

Education

Bachelor of Laws, Cornell University, 1922.

Career

Member firm Kaye, Scholer, Fierman Hays & Handler, New York City, from 1925, senior Partner, 1950—1970, of counsel, 1970—1980, founding partner, from 1980. Director Norfolk Southern R.R., 1945—1950.

Achievements

  • Bar: New York 1922.

Membership

President Jewish Home & Hospital for Aged, New York City, 1950—1955, board chairman, 1955—1963, honorary chairman, from 1970. Trustee Federation Jewish Philanthropies, New York City, 1950—1965. Director Welfare Council Greater New York, 1962.

Member of American Bar Association, New York County Bar Association, Bar Association City New York, Quaker Ridge Golf., Harmonie.

Connections

Married Florence Meyer, April 19, 1931. Children: Helen Gordon, Judith Eiseman.

father:
Herman Joseph Hays

mother:
Arline (Denzer) Hays

spouse:
Florence Meyer

child:
Helen Gordon Hays

child:
Judith Eiseman Hays