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Law educator , Lawyer , School administrator

John Seaman Bainbridge was American lawyer, retired academic administrator. Bar: New York 1941, Maryland 1946, United States District Court/Maryland. 1946, United States Supreme Court 1946, United States District Court (southern district)/New York 1948. Member of American Bar Association, African Law Association in American, Inc., Peace Corps Lawyers Project, Sons of Revolution, Harvard (New York City).

Background

Bainbridge, John Seaman was born on November 1, 1915 in New York City. Son of William Seaman and June Ellen (Wheeler) Bainbridge.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Harvard University, 1938. Bachelor of Laws, Juris Doctor, Columbia University, 1941.

Career

General practice law, Maryland, 1945—1956, New York, 1945—1956. Assistant dean Columbia University Law School, 1956—1965. Associate director International Fellows Program, 1960—1962.

Assistant to president Columbia University, 1965—1966. Director Project on Staffing of African Institutions of Legal Education and Research, 1962—1972. Associate director Center Administration of Justice, Wayne State University, Detroit, 1972—1974.

Director planning School Law, Pace University, Westchester County, New York, 1974—1976. Associate dean, dean, professor law Northern Illinois University College Law, Glen Ellyn, 1976—1981. Visiting professor, associate dean Delaware Law School, Wilmington, 1981—1982.

Dean, professor law Touro college School Law, Huntington, New York, 1982—1985. Consultant Edward John Noble Foundation, 1959—1961, Institute International Education, 1962—1967. Lieutenant Commander United States Naval Reserve, 1940-1946.

Achievements

  • Bar: New York 1941, Maryland 1946, United States District Court/Maryland. 1946, United States Supreme Court 1946, United States District Court (southern district)/New York 1948.

Membership

Fellows Program, 1960-1962, assistant to president Columbia University, 1965-1966. Member of advisory com.Peace Corps Lawyers Project, 1963. Served to Lieutenant commander of The United States Navy Reserve, 1940-1946.

Member American Bar Association, Sons of Revolution, S.R. Club: Harvard (New York City).

Connections

Married Matharine Barker Garrett, February 3, 1943 (divorced July 24, 1968). 1 child John Seaman; married Elizabeth Kung-Ji Liu Bainbridge, May 13, 1978.

father:
William Seaman Bainbridge

mother:
June Ellen (Wheeler) Bainbridge

spouse:
Matharine Barker Garrett

spouse:
Elizabeth Kung-Ji Liu Bainbridge

child:
John Seaman Bainbridge