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John Francis Lang, American Lawyer. Bar: New York 1941, United States District Court (southern district) New York, United States Court Appeals (2dcir.), Supreme Court of the United States Court, 1947. Decorated Knight Commander (Republic of Liberia). Lieutenant commander United States Navy, 1941-1945. Member American Bar Association, International Bar Association, Maritime Law Association, Harvard Club of New York.

Background

Lang, John Francis was born on June 8, 1915 in Bayonne, New Jersey, United States. Son of Lewis F. and Pauline M. (Norwich) Lang.

Education

Georgetown University (Bachelor of Arts). Harvard University (Bachelor of Laws).

Career

Associate, Buckley & Buckley, New York City, 1940-1941;associate, Law Office of D. J. Mooney, New York City, 1946-1951;associate, Nash, Ten Eyck, New York City, 1951-1953;partner, McNutt & Nash, New York City, 1953-1956;partner, Hill, Betts & Nash, LLP, New York City, 1956-1986;of counsel, Hill, Betts & Nash, LLP, New York City, 1986-1996;retired, 1996. Chairman biennial seminar in Paris on ship and aircraft finance, 1980-1994.

Achievements

  • Bar: New York 1941, United States District Court (southern district) New York, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit), Supreme Court of the United States Court, 1947.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-editor: Maritime Law Handbook of the International Bar Association.

Membership

Lieutenant Commander United States Naval Reserve, 1941-1957. Member American Bar Association, International Bar Association, Maritime Law Association, Harvard Club of New York.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: boating, skiing, travel, writing.

Connections

Married Eleanor Bradford Cook, January 26, 1952. Children: Elaine L. Cornett, Anita L. Knowlton.

father:
Lewis F. Lang

mother:
Pauline M. (Norwich) Lang

spouse:
Eleanor Bradford Cook

child:
Elaine L. Cornett Lang

child:
Anita L. Knowlton Lang