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Lawyer , company executive

Samuel C. Cantor, American Lawyer, company executive. Bar: New York 1943, United States District Court (southern and eastern districts) New York 1951, Supreme Court of the United States Ct 1969, District of Columbia 1971.

Background

Cantor, Samuel C. was born on March 11, 1919 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Joseph and Miryl (Ginzberg) Cantor.

Education

City College of the City University of New York (Bachelor of Science). Columbia University (Juris Doctor).

Career

Assistant district attorney, New York City, 1943-1948; legislative counsel, New York State Senate counsel, New York City Affairs Committee New York State Senate, 1949-1959; member firm, Newcomb, Woolsey & Cantor, Newcomb & Cantor, New York City, 1951-1959; 1st deputy superintendent insurance, State of New York, 1959-1964; acting superintendent insurance, State of New York, 1963-1964; 2d vice president, general solicitor, Mutual Life Insurance Company New York, 1964-1966; vice president, general counsel, Mutual Life Insurance Company New York, 1967-1972; senior vice president, general counsel, Mutual Life Insurance Company New York, 1973-1974; senior vice president law and external affairs, Mutual Life Insurance Company New York, 1974-1975; senior vice president law and corporation affairs, Mutual Life Insurance Company New York, 1975-1978; executive vice president law and corporation affairs, Mutual Life Insurance Company New York, 1978-1984; counsel, Rogers & Wells, 1984-1989. Board director Mutual Life Insurance Co New York, Mony Reins. Corporation, Monyco, Inc., KeyResources, Inc., Mony Advisors, Inc.

Chairman of the executive committee New York Life Insurance Guaranty Corporation, 1974-1984. Member special commission on insurance holding holding companies New York Superintendent Insurance, 1967, New York State select committee public employee pensions, 1973.

Achievements

  • Bar: New York 1943, United States District Court (southern and eastern districts) New York 1951, Supreme Court of the United States Ct 1969, District of Columbia 1971.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to Golf and other magazines, legal and insurance journals.

Membership

Fellow American Bar Foundation. Member Insurance Federation New York (president 1967-1968), American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, American Life Convention (vice president New York State 1965-1970), American Council Life Insurance (chairman legal section 1977, chairman legislation committee 1977-1978, New York State vice president 1977-1984), Health Insurance Association American (chairman government relations committee 1975, chairman health care committee New York State 1974-1980), Association Life Insurance Counsel (director), American Judicature Society, Bar Association City New York, New York Law Institute, National Attorneys Association, New York State District Attorneys Association, Union Internationale des Avocats, Columbia University Law School Alumni Association (director) Clubs: Mason. (New York City), University (New York City).

Metropolitan, University (Washington). Fort Orange (Albany, New York ). Sawgrass Country, Marsh Landing, Ponte Vedra (Florida).

La Costa Country (Carlsbad, California). Confrérie des Chevaliers du Tastevin. Fairview Country (Greenwich, Connecticut).

Royal Dornoch Golf (Scotland), American Seniors Golf Association, United States Golf Association (committeeman).

Connections

Married Dorothy Van Brink, April 9, 1943. Children: Judith Ann Stone, Barbara Ann Palm.

father:
Joseph Cantor

mother:
Miryl (Ginzberg) Cantor

spouse:
Dorothy Van Brink

child:
Barbara Ann Palm Cantor

child:
Judith Ann Stone Cantor