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lawyer , securities firm executive

Richard Orestes Scribner, American lawyer, securities firm executive. Bar: New York 1963. Recipient Toppan Prize, 1962.


Scribner, Richard Orestes was born on March 10, 1936 in Muskegon, Michigan, United States. Son of Edward Kenneth and Kathryn (Crowell) Scribner.


Princeton University (Bachelor of Arts, 1958). Columbia Law School (Bachelor of Laws, 1963).


Admitted to the bar, 1963, New York. Recipient, Robert Noxon Toppan Prize in Constitutional Law. Senior Executive Vice President, American Stock Exchange, New York, N.Y., 1980-1988.

Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Securities Industry Association (and predecessor), 1968-1980. Associate: Regan Goldfarb Powell & Quinn, New York, N.Y., 1967. Davies, Hardy & Schenck, New York, N.Y., 1963-1967.

Member: Association of the Bar of the City of New York. American Bar Association. Military: United States.

Marine Corps, 1958-1960, First lieutenant (Director, Regulation).


  • Bar: New York 1963.


Chairman Alumni Council Princeton University, 1987-1989, member annual giving committee, since 1982. National board directors Recording for the Blind, since 1991. Chairman Vision for the Future Campaign Com, since 1993.

Served with United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1958-1960. Member Phillips Exeter Alumni Association Greater New York (president 1971-1972), American Bar Association, Association of Bar of City of New York Clubs: Seven Bridges Field (Chappaqua, New York ).


Married Inez Zagoreos, August 24, 1963. Children: Alexandra, Christopher.

Edward Kenneth Scribner

Kathryn (Crowell) Scribner

Inez Zagoreos

Alexandra Scribner

Christopher Scribner