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Lawyer

Martin Menter was American lawyer. Bar: New York 1939, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1948, United States District Court (western district) New York 1939, United States Court Appeals District of Columbia 1962, Supreme Court Japan 1953.

Background

Menter, Martin was born on July 1, 1915 in Syracuse, New York, United States. Son of Benjamin and Sarah (Kasmovitch) Menter.

Education

AB, Syracuse University, 1937. Juris Doctor, Syracuse University, 1939. Master of Laws, George Washington University, 1949.

Career

Private practice, Rochester, New York, 1939-1940;private practice, Washington, 1971-1988;second in command Lieutenant, United States Army, 1940-1948;second in command Lieutenant, United States Air Force, 1948-1970;advanced through grades to brigadier general, United States Air Forceretired, United States Air Force, 1970;writer, speaker, since 1950. Attorney, associate general counsel Federal Aviation Administration, Washington, 1959-1965. Staff judge advocate United States Air Force Far East Air Forces and United Nations Air Command, Tokyo, 1951-1953, United States Air Force Aerospace Defense Command and North America Defense Command, Colorado Springs, 1965-1970.

Speaker in field.

Achievements

  • Bar: New York 1939, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1948, United States District Court (western district) New York 1939, United States Court Appeals District of Columbia 1962, Supreme Court Japan 1953.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: Astronautical Law, 1959. Contributor numerous articles to professional journals, 1955-1985.

Membership

Board governors World Headquarters United Service Organizations, Washington, 1976-1988, chair personnel committee, member executive committee, 1974-1978, chair by-laws committee, 1983-1986. Life member board visitors College of Law, Syracuse University, since 1967. Board directors National Jewish Welfare Board, New York City, 1970-1978.

Vice president International Institute Space Law, 1979-1985, honorary director, since 1985. Member American Bar Association, American Society International Law, American Astronautical Society, Federal Bar Association, International Academy Astronautics.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: swimming, walking, reading, writing.

Connections

Married Irene Rothschild, November 10, 1940. Children: Toby M. Berger, Joshua Lewis Menter.

father:
Benjamin Menter

mother:
Sarah (Kasmovitch) Menter

spouse:
Irene Rothschild

child:
Toby M. Berger Menter

child:
Joshua Lewis Menter