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Laurence Howard Eldredge

lawyer , educator , author.

Laurence Howard Eldredge, American lawyer, educator, author. Recipient citation Lafayette College, 1960; Philadelphia Art Alliance medal achievement 1966. Served from Lieutenant to commander United States Coast Guard Reserve; Fellow Royal Society Arts London; member American Law Institute (life; Clubs:.

Background

Eldredge, Laurence Howard was born on March 18, 1902 in Cold Spring, New Jersey, United States. Son of Irvin H. and Marie Louise (Benton) Eldredge.

Education

Graduate School Medicine), 1958-1959, University of Pennsylvania (Med.

Career

Bar: Pennsylvania bar 1927, California bar 1972. Reporter Public Ledger, Philadelphia, 1924-1925. Writer syndicated news articles, 1925-1927.

Associate Montgomery & McCracken (formerly Roberts & Montgomery), 1927-1938. Member firm Norris, Lex, Hart & Eldredge, 1944-1956. Professor of law Temple University, 1928-1933, Adjunct Professor, 1947-1952.

Associate in law University of Pennsylvania, 1933-1934, 1937-1938, professor of law, 1938-1944. Lecturer medical jurisprudence. University of Pennsylvania (Graduate School Medicine), 1958-1959, University of Pennsylvania (Medical School), 1940-1968.

Visiting professor law Columbia, spring, 1941, summer, 1946. Visiting professor law Hastings College Law, San Francisco, 1970-1971, professor of law, 1971-1979, professor emeritus, 1979-1982. Special deputy attorney general, Pennsylvania, 1948-1949.

Past Chairman of the Board Pennsylvania Alcoholic Beverage Study, Inc. Past president Better Business bureau of Philadelphia, Inc. (director 1940-1971).

President Philadelphia Art Alliamce, 1949-1966.

Works

  • Author: Eldredge on Modern Tort Problems, 1941, Pennsylvania Annotations to Restatement, Torts, Vols. I and II, 1938, 1938, Trials of a Philadelphia Lawyer, 1968, The Law of Defamation, 1978, Revising reporter, Restatement of the Law of Torts, 1946-1947, Reporter decisions Supreme Court Pa, 1942-1968. Editor, Pennsylvania Bar Association Quarterly, 1938-1942.

    Author articles and book reviews in law publications Former Chairman of the Board Mistress John S. Sheppard Foundation. Secretary-treasurer Magee Memorial Hospital, 1953-1959, trustee, 1946-1959. President Episcopal Hospital, 1946-1953, Museum Council, Philadelphia, 1958-1959.

    Board directors Hospital Council, 1952-1960.

Membership

Served from Lieutenant to commander United States Coast Guard Reserve. Fellow Royal Society Arts London. Member American Law Institute (life.

Connections

Married Helen Biddle Gans, September 30, 1926. Children: Mary Harriet, Deborah (Mistress.

father:
Irvin H. Eldredge

mother:
Marie Louise (Benton) Eldredge

spouse:
Helen Biddle Gans

children:
Mary Harriet Eldredge

Deborah (Mrs Eldredge