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educator , Lawyer

Lester Samuel Jayson, American Lawyer, educator. Bar: New York 1940, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1952, District of Columbia 1976. Member American Bar Association, Federal Bar Association (chairman, then vice chairman federal tort claims committee 1963-1966, 70-74, chairman 1967-1968, member of national council 1967-1973), American Friends of Wilton Park, Association Trial Lawyers American, Pi Sigma Alpha (honorary).

Background

Jayson, Lester Samuel was born on October 25, 1915 in New York City. Son of Morris and Mary (Gardner) Jayson.

Education

BSS with special honors in History and Government, City College of New York, 1936; Juris Doctor (board student advisers), Harvard University, 1939.

Career

With firm, Oseas and Pepper, New York City, 1939-1940; with firm, Marshall, Bratter & Seligson, New York City, 1940-1942; special assistant to attorney general United States, 1942-1950; trial attorney, Department Justice, 1951-1956; chief torts section civil division, Department Justice, 1957-1960; senior specialist American public law, chief American law division, Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress, 1960-1962; deputy director service, Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress, 1962-1966; director, Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress, 1966-1975; professor of law, Potomac School Law, 1975-1981. Vice chairman Interdeptl. Federal Tort Claims Committee, 1958-1960.

Representative Justice Department to legal division, air coordinating committee International Civil Aviation Organisation, 1959-1960. Member committee executive privilege Justice Department, 1956-1960. Advisory statutory studies group Commission Government Procurement, 1970-1972.

Member of advisory council Office Technology Assessment, 1973-1975. Consultant government relations committee National Association Theatre Owners, 1978-1979.

Achievements

  • Bar: New York 1940, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1952, District of Columbia 1976.

Membership

Member American Bar Association, Federal Bar Association (chairman, then vice chairman federal tort claims committee 1963-1966, 70-74, chairman 1967-1968, member national council 1967-1973), American Friends of Wilton Park, Association Trial Lawyers American, Pi Sigma Alpha (honorary) Clubs: Cosmos (Washington), Harvard (Washington).

Connections

Married Evelyn Sylvia Lederer, February 6, 1943. Children: Diane Frankie, Jill Karen Jayson Ladd.

father:
Morris Jayson

mother:
Mary (Gardner) Jayson

spouse:
Evelyn Sylvia Lederer

child:
Jill Karen Jayson Ladd Jayson

child:
Diane Frankie Jayson