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lawyer , communications company executive

Joel Paul Mellis, American communications company executive, lawyer. Bar: New York 1960. Served with United States Army, 1959-1960. Member American Bar Association, Association of Bar of City of New York, American Society Corporation Secretaries, Westchester-Fairfield Corporation Counsel Association, Beta Gamma Sigma.

Background

Mellis, Joel Paul was born on July 23, 1934 in Bronx, New York, United States. Son of Samuel and Yetta (Goldner) Mellis.

Education

Bachelor of Science cum laude, New York University, 1956. Juris Doctor, Harvard University, 1959.

Career

Senior attorney, Securities and Exchange Commission, Washington, 1961-1963;Corporate Counsel, Raytheon Corporation, Lexington, Massachusetts, 1964-1965;senior attorney, GTE Corporation, Stamford, Connecticut, 1965-1974;corporation secretary, GTE Corporation, Stamford, Connecticut, 1974-1985;also director subsidiaries, GTE Corporation, Stamford, Connecticutvice president finance services, service corporation of GTE Corporation, Stamford, since 1985. Also president GTE Leasing Corporation, Tampa, since 1985.

Achievements

  • Bar: New York 1960.

Membership

Served with United States Army, 1959-1960. Member American Bar Association, Association of Bar of City of New York, American Society Corporation Secretaries, Westchester-Fairfield Corporation Counsel Association, Beta Gamma Sigma.

Connections

Married Ellen Steinam, July 2, 1967. Children– Jon Andrew, James Stephen, Elizabeth Gail.

father:
Samuel Mellis

mother:
Yetta (Goldner) Mellis

spouse:
Ellen Steinam

children:
Jon Andrew Mellis

James Stephen Mellis

Elizabeth Gail Mellis