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Mitchell Franklin, Canadian lawyer, educator. Recipient Franklin D. Roosevelt award, 1958; Rosenwald fellow Paris, 1939; Guggenheim fellow, 1948-1949. Served as private United States Army, World War I; major to lieutenant colonel World World War World War II; Member New York, Louisiana bar associations.

Background

Franklin, Mitchell was born on February 19, 1902 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Son of Adolphe and Emma (Franklin) Franklin.

Education

AB, Harvard University, 1922. Juris Doctor, Harvard University, 1925. S.JD, Harvard University, 1928.

Honorary Doctor of Laws, Tulane University, 1978.

Career

Law secretary to Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts, 1925-1928. Practiced in New York City, 1928-1930. W.R. Irby professor law Tulane University, New Orleans, 1930-1967.

Now emeritus; visiting professor State University New York at Buffalo, 1967-1968, professor law, professor philosophy, 1968-1974, professor emeritus, since 1974. Legal adviser United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration, Southwestern Europe, Middle East, headquarters, Rome, 1946. Legal officer United Nations Secretariat, 1948.

United States reporter at Congresses of Comparative Law, The Hague, also. London, Paris.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to legal publications.

Membership

Served as private United States Army, World War I. Major to lieutenant colonel World World War World War II. Member New York, Louisiana bar associations.

Connections

Married Virginia Frances Wesler, June 25, 1922.

father:
Adolphe Franklin

mother:
Emma (Franklin) Franklin

spouse:
Virginia Frances Wesler