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Lawyer

John Benjamin Grant, American lawyer. Bar: Connecticut 1933, Rhode Island 1975. United States concilliation commissioner in farm bankruptcies, 1942-1946; judge Orange Town Court, 1939-1943; member board, secretary Orange Zoning Commission, 1941-1951. Member American, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New Haven bar associations, Newcomen Society North America, Phi Alpha Delta.

Background

Grant, John Benjamin was born on May 1, 1908 in Willimantic, Connecticut, United States. Son of Frederick Benjamin and Ida (Lincoln) Grant.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Yale University, 1930;Bachelor of Laws, Yale University, 1932.

Career

Practiced in New Haven, from 1933. Member firm Tyler, Cooper, Grant, Bowerman & Keefe, 1944-1981. Of counsel Tyler, Cooper & Alcorn, from 1981.

Instructor law New Haven College, 1942-1946. Director F.D. Grave & Son Inc. Secretary, director Connecticut Radio Foundation Inc., 1944-1967.

Achievements

  • Bar: Connecticut 1933, Rhode Island 1975.

Membership

United States concilliation commissioner in farm bankruptcies, 1942-1946. Judge Orange Town Court, 1939-1943. Member board, secretary Orange Zoning Commission, 1941-1951.

Member American, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New Haven bar associations, Newcomen Society North America, Phi Alpha Delta. Clubs: Point Judith Country (Narragansett, Rhode Island). Quinnipiack (New Haven).

Port Malabar Country (Palm Bay, Florida).

Connections

Married Eleanor Quin, July 14, 1934. Children: John Benjamin, Frances Grant Moore, Judith Grant McMeekin, Eleanor Grant Grave.

father:
Frederick Benjamin Grant

mother:
Ida (Lincoln) Grant

spouse:
Eleanor Quin

child:
John Benjamin Grant

child:
Frances Grant Moore Grant

child:
Judith Grant McMeekin Grant

child:
Eleanor Grant Grave Grant