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Lawyer

Rudolph Halley, American lawyer.

Background

Halley, Rudolph was born on June 19, 1913 in Harrison, New York, United States. Son of Henry and Pauline (Shipman) Halley.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Columbia University, 1932, Bachelor of Laws, 1934.

Career

Admitted to New York State bar, 1935, practiced as law secretary United States District Judge William Bondy, 1934-1937. Assistant United State Attorneys Southern District of New York, New York City, 1937-1942. Assistant counsel United States Senate War Investigating Committee (Truman committee), 1942-1944, Committee on Oil and Fuel Shortages, 1943-1944.

Chief counsel United States Senate War Investigating Committee, 1944-1945, Special Committee Investigating Organized Crime in Interstate Commerce, 1950, Crime Investigating Committee (Kefauver Committee), 1950-1951. Member of law firm Fulton, Walter & Halley, New York City and Washington, since 1950.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor Columbia Law Review, 1932-1934.

Membership

Member of law firm Fulton, Walter & Halley, New York City and Washington, since 1950. Member District of Columbia Bar, since 1945, Supreme Court of the United States Court bar, since 1944. Elected president New York City Council on Liberal ticket, 1951.

Member New York Board of Estimate, Health Insurance Board. Member American, New York City bar associations Kent Scholar, Columbia Law School, 1932, scholarship, Columbia, 1933-1934.

Connections

Married Grace Ralston (divorced).; married second, Janice Brosh, 1951. Children: Marian, Henry.

father:
Henry Halley

mother:
Pauline (Shipman) Halley

spouses:
Grace Ralston

Janice Brosh

children:
Marian Halley

Henry Halley