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Lawyer

Leon Schaefler was American lawyer. Bar: New York bar 1925. Fellow (honorary) American College Probate Counsel (president 1959-1961, director 1957-1962); member Fordham Law Alumni Association (director 1955-1958) Clubs: University.

Background

Schaefler, Leon was born on July 2, 1903 in New York City. Son of Morris I. and Kate (Eckstein) Schaefler.

Education

Student, New York University, 1920-1921;Bachelor of Laws, Fordham University, 1924.

Career

Since practiced in that state. General counsel Fifth Avenue Bank, New York City, 1936-1948. Attorney Bank of New York (midtown offices).

Senior partner firm Finch & Schaefler, specializing in surrogate and banking law. Of counsel LeBoeuf, Lamb, Leiby & MacRae.

Achievements

  • Bar: New York bar 1925.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author articles on estate and banking practice.

Membership

Fellow (honorary) American College Probate Counsel (president 1959-1961, director 1957-1962). Member Fordham Law Alumni Association (director 1955-1958) Clubs: University.

Connections

Son of; married Gertrude Herbert, June 10, 1927. Children– Roberta, Kathryn.

father:
Morris I. Son

mother:
Kate (Eckstein) Son

spouse:
Gertrude Herbert

child:
Roberta Schaefler

child:
Kathryn Schaefler