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lawyer , corporation executive , educator.

Leland Hazard, American lawyer, corporation executive, educator. Served First O.T.C., United States Army; Member National Planning Association (trustee.


Hazard, Leland was born on July 7, 1893 in Kansas City, Missouri, United States. Son of Henry E. and Lucinda (Holderbaum) Hazard.


Bachelor of Arts, Univercity Missouri, 1916. Student Law School, Harvard, 1919-1920, University of Chicago, 1926. Doctor of Laws, Carnegie Mellon U., 1970.


Admitted to Missouri bar, 1920, Pennsylvania bar, 1940. Practiced law Kansas City, Missoury, 1920-1938. General counsel, vice-president, director Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company Industries, Inc., 1940-1958, director-consultant, 1959-1965, consultant, 1965-1968.

Professor industrial administration and law Carnegie-Mellon U., 1959-1961, professor emeritus, lecturer, 1961-1980. Honorary chairman Metropolitan Pittsburgh Ednl. television Station (WQED). Honorary board directors Pittsburgh Symphony Society.

Trustee Archeological Institute American. President Community Chest, Pittsburgh, 1949-1950. Board member Pittsburgh Regional Industrial Development Corporation, Allegheny County Port Authority.

Consultant Ford Foundation Management Program, India, 1963-1965. Chairman Government's Committee Transportation, Pennsylvania, 1966-1970. Board directors Pittsburgh Urban Transit Council.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Law and the Changing Environment. Empire Revisted

    • Leland Hazard on Transportation. Attorney for the Situation, 1975.


Served First O.T.C., United States Army. Member National Planning Association (trustee. Clubs: Century Association (New York City).


Married Mary Chorn, December 22, 1923.

Henry E. Hazard

Lucinda (Holderbaum) Hazard

Mary Chorn