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Lawyer

John Teller Degraff, American lawyer. member firm DeGraff, Foy, Conway and Holt-Harris, Albany; Member of New York State Board Law Examiners, 1940-1949, president, 1949-1969; Member American (house delegations), New York State (vice president 1955-1961) bar associations, American Law Institute, Phi Beta Kappa, Tau Kappa Alpha, Alpha Tau Omega. Justinian.

Background

Degraff, John Teller was born on May 25, 1902 in Amsterdam, New York, United States. Son of Edward T. and Anna V. (Taylor) DeG.

Education

Bachelor of Science magna cum laude, St. Lawrence University, 1922, honorary Doctor of Laws, 1972. Bachelor of Laws, Albany Law School, 1925.

Career

Admitted to New York State bar, 1925. Member firm DeGraff, Foy, Conway and Holt-Harris, Albany. Counsel New York State Legislative Commission Extension Civil Service, 1939-1941.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to mags., professional journals.

Membership

Member firm DeGraff, Foy, Conway and Holt-Harris, Albany. Member of New York State Board Law Examiners, 1940-1949, president, 1949-1969. Member American (house delegations), New York State (vice president 1955-1961) bar associations, American Law Institute, Phi Beta Kappa, Tau Kappa Alpha, Alpha Tau Omega.

Justinian.; Clubs: Albany Country.

Connections

Married Audrey B. Brown, August 18, 1923.; married second, Pauline R. Gibson, April. Children: John T., Richard, David A.

father:
Edward T. DeG.

mother:
Anna V. (Taylor) DeG.

spouses:
Audrey B. Brown

Pauline R. Gibson

children:
John T. Degraff

Richard Degraff

David A Degraff