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Lawyer

Lawrence Stanley Lesser, American lawyer. Member International, District of Columbia, American, New York City bar associations, American Law Institute, American Society International Law.

Background

Lesser, Lawrence Stanley was born on February 16, 1907 in New York City. Son of Jacob Joseph and Rae Virginia (Goldstein) Lesser.

Education

Student Ethical Culture School, New York City, 1916-1924. Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1928. Bachelor of Laws cum laude, Harvard, 1931.

Career

Admitted to New York bar, 1932, District of Columbia Bar, 1946. Member Pehle & Lesser and successor firms, 1946-1960. Member Phillips, Nizer, Benjamin, Krim & Ballon, 1960-1968, counsel, 1968-1977.

Legal assistant Joint Legislation Committee to Investigate Affairs City New York, 1931-1932. Special deputy assistant district attorney, New York County, 1934-1937. Attorney, special counsel Securities and Exchange Commission, 1937-1942.

Special assistant to general counsel for Treasury, chief counsel procurement division, assistant chief counsel Bureau Internal Revenue, Treasury Department, 1942-1946. Assistant executive director United States War Refugee Board, 1945-1946. Lecturer College Law, American U., 1951-1956, 62.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: Harvard Law Review, 1930-1931.

Membership

Member International, District of Columbia, American, New York City bar associations, American Law Institute, American Society International Law. Clubs: Lawyers, Harvard (New York City).

Connections

Married Frances A. Doolittle, April. Children: Margaret Doolittle (Mistress Robert C. Hamm erling), George Hulett.

father:
Jacob Joseph Lesser

mother:
Rae Virginia (Goldstein) Lesser

spouse:
Frances A. Doolittle

children:
Margaret Doolittle Lesser (Mistress Robert C. Hamm erling)

George Hulett Lesser