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Mason Orne Damon, American lawyer. Served to Lieutenant commander of The United States Navy Reserve, 1943-1945.; Fellow American Bar Foundation; member Phi Beta Kappa, Delta Sigma Rho, Beta Theta Phi.

Background

Damon, Mason Orne was born on September 7, 1905 in Fort Dodge, Iowa, United States. Son of Edward Orne and Georgia Anna (Mason) Damon.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Amherst College, 1926. Juris Doctor, Harvard, 1929.

Career

Bar: New York bar 1930. Practiced in, Buffalo. Partner firm Damon, Morey, Sawyer & Moot (predecessors), 1940-1979, of counsel, from 1979.

With procurement legal div. Department Navy, 1943-1946. General counsel Bureau Ships, 1945-1946.

Part-time professor of University Buffalo Law School, 1942-1943. Secretary Bell Aircraft Corporation, 1957-1960, Bell Aerospace Corporation, 1960-1970. Member of advisory board Western region Bank of New York, from 1976.

Director Bank of New York Company, Inc., 1969-1976, Niagara Frontier Bank of New York, 1969-1975. President board directors Buffalo Public Library, 1949-1954. Trustee Buffalo and Erie County Public Library, 1954-1980, trustee emeritus, from 1980, vice chairman, 1954-1955, chairman, 1956-1957, 66-67.

Trustee Park School, Buffalo, 1947-1971, vice president, 1948-1955, president, 1955-1957. Board directors International Institute Buffalo, 1962-1976, president, 1969-1975.

Membership

Served to Lieutenant commander of The United States Navy Reserve, 1943-1945. Fellow American Bar Foundation. Member Phi Beta Kappa, Delta Sigma Rho, Beta Theta Phi.

Clubs: Buffalo, Midday (president 1954), Saturn.

Connections

Married Harriet Louise Provost, June 16, 1930. Children: Mason Orne (deceased), Laura Provost (Mistress.

father:
Edward Orne Damon

mother:
Georgia Anna (Mason) Damon

spouse:
Harriet Louise Provost

child:
Mason Orne Damon (deceased)

child:
Laura Provost (Mrs Damon