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Lawyer

Robert Thrun, American lawyer. Decorated commendations from secretary navy, assistant secretary war. Served with Army of the United States, 1943-1944; Member American Bar Association, Association Bar City New York, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Gamma Delta.

Background

Thrun, Robert was born on July 1, 1913 in Eagle River, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Ferdinand Julius and Florence (Zwicker) Thrun.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University Wisconsin, 1936. Juris Doctor, Harvard University, 1939.

Career

Bar: New York 1940. Secretary Wisconsin R.R. Association, 1934-1936. Since practiced in, New York City. Member firm Reavis & McGrath, from 1946.

Attorney Village of Croton-on-Hudson, New York, 1959-1960, 61-67. Vice president, member board, Executive Committee United States committee for United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund, 1954-1981, general counsel, 1954-1982, honorary member board, from 1981. Counsel, secretary Ringling Brothers-Barnum & Bailey Combined Shows, Inc., 1952-1967, director, from 1971.

General counsel Pulitzer Public Company, from 1971, director, from 1977. Vice-president, director Sells-Floto, Inc., from 1974. Director, member Executive Committee National City Lines, Inc., 1978-1980.

Trustee, secretary Sotterley Mansion Foundation, Hollywood, Maryland., from 1962.

Membership

Served with Army of the United States, 1943-1944. Member American Bar Association, Association Bar City New York, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Gamma Delta.

Connections

Married Roberta Read Lewis, June 22, 1937. Children: Sally Grosvenor, Roberta Read, Robert Read.

father:
Ferdinand Julius Thrun

mother:
Florence (Zwicker) Thrun

spouse:
Roberta Read Lewis

children:
Sally Grosvenor Thrun

Roberta Read Thrun

Robert Read Thrun