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Louis Stanton Stanton Auchincloss Edit Profile

lawyer and author

Louis Stanton Auchincloss, American Writer. Bar: New York bar 1941. Trustee emeritus Josiah Macy, Junior, Foundation; chairman Museum City of New York Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1941-1945. Member American Academy of Arts and Letters (president), Association Bar City New York, Century Association.

Background

Auchincloss, Louis Stanton was born on September 27, 1917 in Lawrence, New York, United States. Son of Joseph Howland and Priscilla (Stanton) Auchincloss.

Education

Student, Yale University, 1939. Bachelor of Laws, University Virginia, 1941. Doctor of Letters (honorary), New York University, 1974.

Doctor of Letters (honorary), Pace University, 1979. Doctor of Letters (honorary), University of the South, 1986.

Career

Associate, Sullivan & Cromwell, 1941-1951;associate, Hawkins, Delafield & Wood, New York City, 1954-1958;partner, Hawkins, Delafield & Wood, New York City, 1958-1986.

Achievements

  • Bar: New York bar 1941.

Works

  • works

    • The Injustice Collectors (1950)

    • The Rector of Justin (1964)

    • The House of the Prophet (1980)

  • Other Work

    • The Embezzler (1966)

    • The Winthrop Covenant (1976)

    • Honorable Men (1985)

    • The Lady of Situations (1990)

    • A Writer's Capital (1974)

Membership

Trustee emeritus Josiah Macy, Junior, Foundation. President, Museum City of New York, 1966-1990. Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1941-1945.

Member American Academy of Arts and Letters (president emeritus), Association Bar City New York, Century Association.

  • American Academy of Arts and Letters (president emeritus)

  • Association Bar City New York

  • Century Association

Connections

Married Adele Lawrence, September 1957 (deceased 1991). Children: John, Blake, Andrew.

father:
Joseph Howland Auchincloss

mother:
Priscilla (Stanton) Auchincloss

spouse:
Adele Lawrence

child:
John Auchincloss

child:
Blake Auchincloss

child:
Andrew Auchincloss