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Lawyer

Martin Harvey Smedley, American lawyer. Served as government appeal agent Selective Service System, 1940-1947.; Member Tax Institute, Inc., American Judicature Society, American, New York State, Queens County (board of managers 1940-1950, president 1946-1947) bar associations, New York Building Congress.

Background

Smedley, Martin Harvey was born on October 5, 1902 in Long Island City, New York, United States. Son of Mason O. and Josephine M. (Shelsey) Smedley.

Education

Student Columbia, 1919-1921. Bachelor of Arts, Princeton, 1924. Bachelor of Laws, Fordham University, 1928.

Career

August 27, 1935);Jane. Admitted to New York bar, 1929. Practice of law, Jamaica, New York, 1930-1935.

Associate with Roberts B. Thomas, New York, 1935-1945. Private practice of law, New York, 1945-1968, specializing in trade association work and labor-management relations, particularly in structural steel industry. Secretary and general counsel American Institute of Steel Construction, the Iron League of New York, Inc., and Steel Painting Contractors Association.

Director and general counsel Quigley Company, Inc. President The Malba Association, 1949-1952, director, 1942-1955. Trustee Flatbush Savings Bank, Brooklyn.

Membership

Served as government appeal agent Selective Service System, 1940-1947. Member Tax Institute, Inc., American Judicature Society, American, New York State, Queens County (board of managers 1940-1950, president 1946-1947) bar associations, New York Building Congress. Clubs: Garden City Golf (president, governor).

Connections

Married Marjorie Jean Middleton, February 7, 1934 (deceased.

father:
Mason O. Smedley

mother:
Josephine M. (Shelsey) Smedley

spouse:
Marjorie Jean Middleton