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lawyer , public company executive

John Francis Harding, American lawyer, public company executive. Member American, Federal (New York, New Jersey, Connecticut) bar associations, Association Bar City New York, Phi Beta Kappa, Delta Sigma Rho.

Background

Harding, John Francis was born on April 25, 1908 in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Clark J. and Clara (Decker) Harding.

Education

Bachelor of Arts magna cum laude, Harvard, 1930. Bachelor of Laws, 1934.

Career

1 daughter, Deborah Annual Admitted to Massachusetts bar, 1934, New York bar, 1935, also Supreme Court of the United States Court. Associate attorney firm Cravath de Gersdorff, Swaine & Wood, 1934-1944. General counsel, director Cowles Communications, Inc., broadcasting and publishing, 1944-1974, secretary, 1947-1974, vice president, 1953-1965, executive vice president, 1965-1974.

Vice president, secretary Cowles Florida Broadcasting, Inc., Travelventures, Inc. Vice president, secretary, director Cowles Tennessee Radio Properties, Inc. Counsel Macleay, Lynch, Berhard & Gregg, Washington, 1974-1975.

Membership

Member American, Federal (New York, New Jersey, Connecticut) bar associations, Association Bar City New York, Phi Beta Kappa, Delta Sigma Rho. Clubs: Harvard, University (New York City).

Connections

Married Anita M. Hutchinson, September 2, 1934.

father:
Clark J. Harding

mother:
Clara (Decker) Harding

spouse:
Anita M. Hutchinson