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Lawyer

Richard Joyce Smith, American lawyer. Bar: Connecticut 1927, New York 1934.

Background

Smith, Richard Joyce was born on July 28, 1903 in Hartford, Connecticut, United States. Son of Clarence H. and Anne Bachelor of Medicine (Horan) Smith.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Catholic U. American, 1924;Bachelor of Laws, Yale University, 1927;honorary Doctor of Laws, American International College, 1970.

Career

Instructor, associate professor of law, Yale, 1927-1933;visiting lecturer, Yale, 1945-1948;social science research fellow, London and Dublin, 1929-1930;member of law firm, Whitman & Ransom, 1934-1983;counsel, Whitman & Ransom, 1983-1995;retired senior partner, Whitman & Ransom, 1984-1995. Reorganization trustee New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad Company, 1961-1980;Member Connecticut State Board Pardons, 1937-1943.

Achievements

  • Bar: Connecticut 1927, New York 1934.

Membership

Member Fairfield board education, 1941-1951. Member Connecticut State Board Education, 1951-1957. Advisory committee United States Alien Property Custodian, 1943-1944.

Chief counsel Petroleum Resources Committee, United States Senate, 1944-1945. Delaware Democratic National Convention, Chicago, 1940. Trustee National Citizens Commission Public Schools, 1951-1956.

Member executive committee Yale Law School Association. Member American, Connecticut, New York State bar associations, Association Bar City New York, Phi Delta Phi. Clubs: Graduates (New Haven).

Yale (New York City), Century Association (New York City). Fairfield Country, Pequot Yacht, New York Yacht.

Connections

Son of; married Sheila Alexander, September 6, 1932 (deceased August 1984). Children: Peter, Timothy, Christopher, Andrew, Wilford, Joyce.

father:
Clarence H.

mother:
Anne Bachelor

spouse:
Sheila Alexander

child:
Peter Smith

child:
Timothy Smith

child:
Christopher Smith

child:
Andrew Smith

child:
Wilford Smith

child:
Joyce Smith