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John Selden Tennant, American lawyer. Member American, New York State, International, Inter-American bar associations, Association Bar City New York, New York County Lawyers Association, Order of Coif, Delta Theta Phi.

Background

Tennant, John Selden was born on February 3, 1906 in Saginaw, Michigan, United States. Son of John S. and Sarah (Barnard) Tennant.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University of Michigan, 1928, Juris Doctor, 1931, research fellow, 1931-1932. Doctor of Laws Central Michigan U., 1967.

Career

Associate firm White & Case, New York City, 1932-1947, partner, 1948-1976. General counsel United States Steel Corporation, 1955-1971. President, International Legal Aid Association, 1964-1974.

Membership

Member American, New York State, International, Inter-American bar associations, Association Bar City New York, New York County Lawyers Association, Order of Coif, Delta Theta Phi. Clubs: Downtown Association, Links (New York City).

Connections

Married Mary Kent-Miller, June 17, 1930. Children: John Selden III, William K. admitted to New York bar, 1933.

father:
John S. Tennant

mother:
Sarah (Barnard) Tennant

spouse:
Mary Kent-Miller

child:
John Selden III Tennant

child:
William K. admitted to New York bar Tennant

child:
1933 Tennant