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Ralph Frederick Colin, American lawyer. Member Association Bar City New York (Executive Committee 1942-1946.


Colin, Ralph Frederick was born on November 18, 1900 in New York City. Son of William and Elizabeth (Benjamin) Colin.


Bachelor of Arts, City College of New York, 1918. Bachelor of Laws, Columbia University, 1921.


Bar: New York 1922. Association Rosenberg & Ball, New York City, 1921, member, 1926, later Rosenberg, Goldmark & Colin. Of counsel Rosenman Colin Freund Lewis & Cohen. Director, general counsel Columbia Broadcasting System, 1927-1969, Columbia Artists Management, Inc.

Administrative vice president, general counsel Art Dealers Association American Cons. editor: Air Law Review. Contributor to law reviews and art periodicals. Active early development art theatres, New York City.

Past director Provincetown, Greenwich Village, Actors theatres. Board directors, trustee, vice president Philharmonic Symphony Society New York, 1942-1956. Trustee, honorary secretary Baron de Hirsch Fund, 1935-1956.

Trustee, vice president Museum Modern Art, New York City, 1954-1969, vice chairman international council. Trustee Hospital Joint Diseases, 1932-1952, Chairman of the Board, 1949-1951, president, 1951-1952. Member visiting committee department fine arts and Fogg Museum, Harvard University, 1951-1973, 75—.

Board visitors Columbia Law School, since 1961. Board directors Richard and Dorothy Rodgers Foundation, Bernheim Foundation, Woodheath Foundation. Board directors Columbia Broadcasting System Foundation, 1953-1969, president, 1956-1969.

Board directors American Federation Arts, 1946-1956. Chairman radio broadcasting division National War Fund, 1943-1944.


Member Association Bar City New York (Executive Committee 1942-1946.


Married Georgia Talmey, June 2, 1931. Children: Ralph Frederick, Pamela Talmey (Lady Harlech).

William Colin

Elizabeth (Benjamin) Colin

Georgia Talmey

Ralph Frederick Colin

Pamela Talmey Colin (Lady Harlech)