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Lawyer

Lester Kissel, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1933, United States District Court (southern and eastern districts), United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit), United States District Court Connecticut. Fellow American Bar Foundation; member American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, Association Bar of City of New York, Century Association, Union Club, River Club.

Background

Kissel, Lester was born on June 14, 1903 in Hartford, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Adolph P. and Lillian (Schupert) Kissel.

Education

Bachelor, University Wisconsin, 1925. Postgraduate, University Geneva, 1926. Juris Doctor, Harvard University, 1931.

Career

Partner, Seward & Kissel and predecessor firms, New York City, since 1947; of counsel, Seward & Kissel and predecessor firms, New York City.

Achievements

  • Bar: New York 1933, United States District Court (southern and eastern districts), United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit), United States District Court Connecticut.

Membership

Fellow American Bar Foundation. Member American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, Association Bar of City of New York, Century Association, Union Club, River Club.

Connections

Married Alice MacRae, October 4, 1934. 1 son, Stephen.

father:
Adolph P. Kissel

mother:
Lillian (Schupert) Kissel

spouse:
Alice MacRae