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Lawyer

Matthew Joshua Marks, American lawyer. Bar: New York, District of Columbia. Officier de la Couronne Belgian Government, 1975. Member American Bar Association, District of Columbia Bar Association, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Marks, Matthew Joshua was born on April 4, 1914 in Brooklyn. Son of Harry M. and Minnie (Phillips) Marks.

Education

Bachelor summa cum laude, Dartmouth College, 1936. Bachelor of Laws, Columbia University, 1941.

Career

Attorney office general counsel, United States Treasurer Department, Washington, 1941-1942, 43-45; attorney office foreign assets control, United States Treasurer Department, Honolulu, 1942-1943; United States treasurer representative, United States Treasurer Department, Brussels, 1945-1946; senior attorney office general counsel, United States Treasurer Department, Washington, 1946-1951; chief of enforcement, foreign assets control, United States Treasurer Department, Washington, 1951-1955; treasurer board assistant, National Security Council operations coordinating board, United States Treasurer Department, Washington, 1956-1961; on loan to Department State and Agency for International Development, United States Treasurer Department, Washington, 1961-1964; deputy to assistant secretary, United States Treasurer Department, Washington, 1964-1973; deputy assistant secretary for tariff and trade affairs, United States Treasurer Department, Washington, 1973-1974; United States representative, General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade Committee on Antidumping Practices, 1972-1974; senior partner, Marks Murase & White, New York City, Los Angeles, Washington, 1977-1989; of counsel, Marks Murase & White, since 1990. Principal Council for Excellence in Government, since 1990.

Achievements

  • Bar: New York, District of Columbia.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member American Bar Association, District of Columbia Bar Association, Phi Beta Kappa.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: hiking, skiing, trekking.

Connections

Married Simone Van de Meulebroeke, May 6, 1947. 1 child, Ramon P.

father:
Harry M. Marks

mother:
Minnie (Phillips) Marks

spouse:
Simone Van de Meulebroeke

child:
Ramon P. Marks