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Lawyer

Langdon Van Norden, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1941, Connecticut 1977. Decorated Bronze Star medal.

Background

Norden, Langdon Van was born on January 12, 1915 in New York City. Son of Ottomar Hoghland and Jeanie Belle (Duncan) Van Norden.

Education

Graduate, Choate School, 1933; Bachelor of Arts, Princeton University, 1937; Bachelor of Laws, Yale University, 1940.

Career

With firm, Davis, Polk, Wardwell, Sunderland & Kiendl, New York City, 1940-1942, 45-49; with, H.A. Caesar & Company. New York City, 1949-1993; partner, H.A. Caesar & Company, 1951-1969; vice president, general counsel, First Union Commercial Corporation, 1970-1975. Resident counsel firm Winthrop, Stimson, Putnam & Roberts, Stamford, Connecticut, 1976-1989.

Achievements

  • Bar: New York 1941, Connecticut 1977.

Membership

President Metropolitan Opera Guild, 1953-1967. Board directors Metropolitan Opera Association, chairman, 1975-1977. President National Orchestral Association, chairman, 1975-1985.

Trustee Greenwich Country Day School, 1968-1974. Served to captain Army of the United States, 1942-1945, European Theatre of Operations. Member Yale Law School Association (executive committee, past chairman executive committee) Clubs: Century Association (New York City).

Round Hill (Greenwich, Connecticut).

Connections

Married Gloria I. Barnes, June 19, 1948. 1 son, Langdon.

father:
Ottomar Hoghland Norden

mother:
Jeanie Belle (Duncan) Van Norden

spouse:
Gloria I. Barnes