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Lawyer

Peter Francis Coogan, American lawyer. Bar: Massachusetts 1942, United States District Court Massachusetts 1942, United States Court Appeals (1st circuit) 1942.

Background

Coogan, Peter Francis was born on December 3, 1904 in Watertown, Wisconsin, United States. Son of William and Eleanor (McFarland) Coogan.

Education

Student, Marquette University, 1926. Bachelor of Laws, Case Western Reserve University, 1939. Master of Arts, Boston University, 1941.

Master of Laws, Harvard University, 1942.

Career

Associate, Ropes & Gray, Boston, 1942-1950;partner, Ropes & Gray, Boston, 1950-1977;of counsel, Ropes & Gray, Boston, 1977-1985. Lecturer Yale University Law School, Harvard University Law School. Practitioner-in-residence Duke U.

Distinguished visiting professor University of Virginia, U. Georgia, University of Southern California, U. Houston, Vermont Law School. Scholar-in-residence Murphy, Weir & Butler, San Francisco, 1980-1985. Member permanent editorial board Uniform Commercial Code, 1953-1985.

Member National Bankruptcy Conference, 1955-1985. Delegate United States State Department Conference on International Leasing, 1977. Lecturer continuing legal education programAm.

Law Institute-American Bar Association.

Achievements

  • Bar: Massachusetts 1942, United States District Court Massachusetts 1942, United States Court Appeals (1st circuit) 1942.

Works

Membership

Chairman visiting committee Case Western Res, University Law School, 1965-1971. Board overseers Case Western Reserve University, 1969-1972. Member Boston Bar Association, New York Bar Association, American Bar Association, American Law Institute, American Bar Association Society Fellows, Fellows Massachusetts Bar, Society Benchers (Case Western Reserve University) Clubs: Harvard (Boston and New York City).

Connections

Married Barbara Tracy, June 4, 1942. Children: Eleanor Coogan Merrill, Rosalind Coogan Anderson, Peter Weston, Matthew Allen.

father:
William Coogan

mother:
Eleanor (McFarland) Coogan

spouse:
Barbara Tracy

child:
Eleanor Coogan Merrill Coogan

child:
Rosalind Coogan Anderson Coogan

child:
Peter Weston Coogan

child:
Matthew Allen Coogan