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Milton M. Haven, American lawyer. Bar: New York. Recipient Certified of Appreciation Dutchess Community College, 1965, Dutchess Interfaith Council, Poughkeepsie, 1990, Distinguished Service award Mental Health Association, Poughkeepsie, 1992, Van Bramer award, 1992.


Haven, Milton M. was born on July 12, 1909 in Paterson, New Jersey, United States. Son of Harry and Minnie (Brown) Haven.


AB, Syracuse University, 1931. Bachelor of Laws, Syracuse University, 1933. Juris Doctor, Syracuse University, 1968.


Worked at Corbally, Gartland and Rappleyea (Poughkeepsie, NY) specializing in General Civil Practice in all Courts. Real Estate, Construction, Land Use, Probate, Corporation, Banking, Franchising, Environmental, Bankruptcy, Labor and Municipal Law. Trial Practice.

Admitted to the bar, 1935, New York.

1939, United States. District Court, Southern District of New York. Chairman, Trial Commission of City of Poughkeepsie, 1973-1976. Acting City Judge, Poughkeepsie, 1950-1954.

City Judge, Poughkeepsie, 1962-1966. 1978-1980. Judicial Hearing Officer, 1987-1989. Member, Board of Visitors, 1977-1987, Hudson River Psychiatric Center.

Member, Marist College Paralegal Advisory Counsel, 1977. Member: Dutchess County (President, 1977-1978) and New York State Bar Associations. New York State Magistrates Association.

Founded in 1876 as "Hackett and Williams", Corbally, Gartland and Rappleyea is one of the oldest law firms in the region, offering a broad range of legal services throughout the Hudson Valley.


  • Bar: New York.


President Poughkeepsie Jewish Center, 1942-1943. President Temple Beth-El, Poughkeepsie, 1959-1960, honorary trustee, since 1985. Member advisory committee police science and correction administration Community College, 1966-1971.

President Dutchess County Mental Health Association, 1970-1971, honorary trustee, since 1990. Member advisory committee Public Welfare, Poughkeepsie, 1966-1971. Chairman City Trial Committee, Poughkeepsie, 1972-1975.

Budget chair Dutchess County Area Chest and Council, Poughkeepsie, 1952-1954. Member advisory board Marist College, Poughkeepsie, 1970-1975. Chairman Democratic Committee City of Poughkeepsie, 1954-1957.

Member board visitors Hudson River Psychiatric Center, 1977-1988. Served with United States Army, 1942-1943. Member New York State Bar Association, Dutchess County Bar Association (president 1977-1978), Masons, Harding Club (president 1937-1938).


  • Other Interests

    Choir singing.


Married Phyllis Grossman, December 23, 1938. Children: Miles J., Constance A.

Harry Haven

Minnie (Brown) Haven

Phyllis Grossman

Constance A. Haven

Miles J. Haven