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religious organization administrator

John Farr Geer was religious organization administrator. Bar: New York State 1957.

Background

Geer, John Farr was born on October 15, 1930 in New York City. Son of William Montague and Edith Jaffray (Farr) Geer.

Education

Bachelor, Princeton University, 1952. Bachelor of Laws, Columbia University, 1957.

Career

Associate firm, Sullivan & Cromwell, New York City, 1957-1965;associate firm, Whitman & Ransom (and predecessor firms), New York City, 1965-1967;partner, Whitman & Ransom (and predecessor firms), 1967-1973;vice president, general counsel, secretary, American Standard Inc., New York City, 1973-1989;retired, American Standard Inc., New York City, 1989;senior vice president, general counsel, secretary, The Church Pension Fund, New York City, 1991-1997.

Achievements

  • Bar: New York State 1957.

Membership

Trustee Protestant Episcopal Society for Promoting Religion and Learning in State New York, 1960-1982, treasurer, 1968-1982. Trustee General Theological Seminary, 1980-1995, vice chairman board trustees, 1986-1995. Member Corporation for Relief Widows and Children of Protestant Episcopal Clergymen in State of New York, 1960—2003, treasurer, 1967-1998.

1st lieutenant Field Artillery Army of the United States, 1952-1954, Korea. Member Phi Delta Phi. Clubs: Princeton (New York City).

Connections

Married Carolyn Boston, June 25, 1954. Children: Jennifer, Evelyn, John Farr.

father:
William Montague Geer

mother:
Edith Jaffray (Farr) Geer

spouse:
Carolyn Boston

child:
Jennifer Geer

child:
Evelyn Geer

child:
John Farr Geer