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Lawyer

John Archer Gifford was American lawyer. Bar: New York 1926. Honorary director Commonwealth Fund; honorary trustee Presbyterian Hospital, New York City Served to lieutenant Commander United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1945. Member American, New York State bar associations, Bar Association City New York.

Background

Gifford, John Archer was born on December 6, 1900 in Newark. Son of Charles Alling and Helen (Conyngham) Gifford.

Education

Graduate, Hill School, Pottstown, Pennsylvania, 1918. Bachelor, Yale, 1922. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard, 1925.

Career

Practiced in, New York City, since 1926. Partner firm White & Case, 1937-1972, of counsel, 1973-1977. Honorary trustee New York Bank Savings.

Achievements

  • Bar: New York 1926.

Membership

Honorary director Commonwealth Fund. Honorary trustee Presbyterian Hospital, New York City Served to lieutenant Commander United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1945. Member American, New York State bar associations, Bar Association City New York.

Connections

Married Barbara Prosser, June 20, 1928. 1 son, Prosser.

father:
Charles Alling Gifford

mother:
Helen (Conyngham) Gifford

spouse:
Barbara Prosser