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Lawyer

John Robert Henry, American lawyer. Decorated Bronze Star medal. Served as commander of The United States Navy Reserve, 1941-1945.; Member Association Bar City New York, Alpha Delta Phi, Elihu.

Background

Henry, John Robert was born on October 30, 1913 in Brooklyn. Son of John Robertson and Louise Mildred (TSchetter) Henry.

Education

Student Andover; Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1935, Bachelor of Laws, 1938.

Career

Admitted to New York bar, 1939. Associate Sherman & Sterling & Wright, 1938-1946. Attorney American Can Company.

New York City, 1946-1950, general attorney, 1950-1955, secretary, general counsel, 1955-1974, also v. p.

Politics

The use of force should be supported, but only in extreme situations and only when the need is clear beyond reasonable doubt, and through appropriate international organizations.

Views

Male and female have common humanity, having equal worth in the eyes of God. The erroneous notion that one gender is superior to another should be rejected.

Membership

Served as commander of The United States Navy Reserve, 1941-1945. Member Association Bar City New York, Alpha Delta Phi, Elihu. Clubs: Apawamis, Manursing Island (Rye).

Connections

Married Evelyn Earle, March 29, 1947. Children: Peter Robert, Susan Earle, Douglas Dyer.

father:
John Robertson Henry

mother:
Louise Mildred (TSchetter) Henry

spouse:
Evelyn Earle

children:
Susan Earle Henry

Douglas Dyer Henry

Peter Robert Henry