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John Gallup Laylin, American lawyer. Decorated commander Order of Lion (Finland); commander Order of Dannebrog (Denmark); Sitara-I-Pakistan (Pakistan); comendador Order San Carlos (Colombia).

Background

Laylin, John Gallup was born on August 9, 1902 in Norwalk, Ohio, United States. Son of John and Mabel Parker (Gallup) Laylin.

Education

Student Deep Springs (California) Junior College, 1920-1922. Bachelor of Arts, Cornell, 1925. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard, 1928.

Career

President the Telluride Association, 1927-1928. Admitted to bars of New York, 1932, Supreme Court, 1943, District of Columbia, 1951. Junior legal adviser Ambassador Dwight Morrow, Mexico, 1928.

Associate Sullivan & Cromwell, New York City, 1929-1933, international law work, Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, 1929-1930, Cuba, 1932. Special assistant under secretary Treasury Department, also assistant general counsel, 1933-1935. Member Covington & Burling, specializing corporate, financial, international law, Washington, 1935-1979, legal adviser various Latin American, European, Middle Eastern S. Asian goverments problems United Nations and its specialized agencies.

Honorary trustee Deep Springs Junior College.

Membership

Member Covington & Burling, specializing corporate, financial, international law, Washington, 1935-1979, legal adviser various Latin American, European, Middle Eastern S. Asian goverments problems United Nations and its specialized agencies. Honorary trustee Deep Springs Junior College. Member Inter-American, American bar associations, International Law Association (Executive Committee American branch), American Society International Law, Washington Institute Foreign Affairs (vice-president, director).

Clubs: 1925 F Street, Metropolitan, River Bend Golf and Country (Washington).

Connections

Married Dorothy Adams Lewis, September 11, 1930.; married second, Diana Morgan, August 29, 1942. Children: John Gallup, Louise Elizabeth, David Lewis.

father:
John Laylin

mother:
Mabel Parker (Gallup) Laylin

spouse:
Dorothy Adams Lewis

spouse:
Diana Morgan

child:
John Gallup Laylin

child:
Louise Elizabeth Laylin

child:
David Lewis Laylin