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John Page Austin, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1940, California 1946, United States District Court (northern district) California 1946, United States Court Appeals (9th circuit) 1960, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1963.

Background

Austin, John Page was born on May 26, 1914 in Montclair, New Jersey, United States. Son of Chellis Asahel and Edna Louise (Page) Austin.

Education

AB, Harvard University, 1936. Bachelor of Laws, Yale University, 1939.

Career

Associate Milbank, Tweed & Hope, New York City, 1939-1942. Associate Morrison & Foerster, San Francisco, 1946-1951, partner, 1951-1979, senior counsel, from 1979. Former pro tempore municipal court judge.

Visiting lecturer law University California, Boalt Hall School Law, Berkeley. Arbitrator commercial panel American Arbitration Association, United States District Court Panel. Former member legal advisory committee New York Stock Exchange.

Special master federal court litigations.

Achievements

  • Bar: New York 1940, California 1946, United States District Court (northern district) California 1946, United States Court Appeals (9th circuit) 1960, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1963.

Membership

Past advisory trustee Alta Bates Hosp. Trustee United Bay Area Crusade, trustee College Preparatory School, Guardian Foundation Inc. Board directors Golden Gate Neighborhood Centers, Inc., University California-Berkeley Young Men’s Christian Association.

President board directors National Federation Settlements and Neighborhood Centers. Chairman Berkeley Personnel Board. Trustee Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts, Athenian School.

President Mission Neighborhood Centers, Inc. Board directors Multiple Sclerosis Institute, Bay Area Social Planning Council. Chairman administrative budget committee San Francisco United Community Fund.

Chairman group work and recreation budget study committee San Francisco Community Chest. Served as lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1945. Fellow American Bar Foundation (budget officer 1983-1985).

Member American Bar Association (honorary member council and committee on corporation laws, business law section, former section chairman), Bar Association San Francisco (past board directors, past chairman committee on corporations), American Law Institute Clubs: Berkeley Tennis, Claremont Country, Pacific Union, Commonwealth, Harvard of New York City.

Connections

Married Josephine Winmill, 1942 (deceased 1965). Children: Judith Austin Page, Kathryn W., Chellis R., Jeffrey D. Married Joan Garraty, 1966 (divorced 1972).

Married Betty Grant Lathrop, August 22, 1972.

father:
Chellis Asahel Austin

mother:
Edna Louise (Page) Austin

spouse:
Josephine Winmill

spouse:
Joan Garraty

spouse:
Betty Grant Lathrop

child:
Judith Austin Page Austin

child:
Kathryn W. Austin

child:
Chellis R. Austin

child:
Jeffrey D. Austin