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Sam Elson, American lawyer. Member St. Louis Council Human Relations, 1949; Member American, Missouri bar associations, Bar Association St. Louis, American Law Institute, American Judicature Society, Missouri Association Social Welfare, National Conference of Christians and Jews, St. Louis Committee Foreign Relations, Phi Beta Kappa, Order of Coif, Order of Artus.

Background

Elson, Sam was born on December 25, 1908 in New York City. Son of Alex and Sarah (Reichick) Elson.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Washington University, St. Louis, 1927, Bachelor of Laws, 1930. Juris Scientiae Doctor, Yale, 1931.

Career

Admitted to Missouri bar 1930. Member of faculty Washingion U. School Law, 1931-1935. Associate firm Husch, Eppenberger, Donohue, Elson & Cornfeld, and predecessor, St. Louis, 1932-1980, partner, 1936-1980.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles legal journals Managing editor St. Louis Law Review, 1930.

Membership

Member St. Louis Council Human Relations, 1949. Member American, Missouri bar associations, Bar Association St. Louis, American Law Institute, American Judicature Society, Missouri Association Social Welfare, National Conference of Christians and Jews, St. Louis Committee Foreign Relations, Phi Beta Kappa, Order of Coif, Order of Artus.

Connections

Married Gertrude Clemens Palmer, June 28, 1934. Children: Edward C., David L., Dorothy M., (Mistress.

father:
Alex Elson

mother:
Sarah (Reichick) Elson

spouse:
Gertrude Clemens Palmer

child:
Edward C. Elson

child:
David L. Elson

child:
Dorothy M. Elson

child:
(Mrs Elson