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Lawyer , association executive

Samuel Hanson Ordway, American lawyer, association executive. Served from lieutenant commander to captain, United States Navy Reserve, 1941-1943.; Member Association Bar City New York, Society Personnel Administration (vice president 1939), Natural Resources Council American (chairman 1954).

Background

Ordway, Samuel Hanson was born on January 20, 1900 in New York City. Son of Samuel Hanson and Frances Hunt (Throop) Ordway.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1921, Bachelor of Laws, 1924.

Career

Admitted to New York bar, 1925. Associate firm Burlingham, Veeder, Master & Fearey, 1924-1926. Associate Spencer, Ordway & Wierum, 1926-1928, member firm, 1928-1937, counsel, 1940-1958.

Lecturer American U., 1938, Institute Government, University of Southern California, 1939, New York University, 1946. President National Civil Service Reform League, 1940-1941. Member United States Council Personnel Administration, 1938-1941.

Consultant National Roster Science and Professional Personnel, 1940-1941. Member United States Civil Service Commission, 1937-1939, Civil Service Commission City New York, 1934-1936. Chairman of the executive committee New York Civil Service Reform Association, 1936.

Member Art Commission City New York, 1937, 41. Chairman New York City Conference on Charter Revision, 1934. Member examining board to certify 1st personnel director for states Rhode Island, 1939, Louisiana, 1944.

Visiting committee Littauer School Public Administration, Harvard, 1945-1957. Member advising committee New York University Division Training for Public Service. Vice president Conservation Foundation, 1948-1961, president, 1961-1965, trustee, 1961, Chairman of the Board, 1969.

Trustee American Constitution Association.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author of several books, 1929, including: Resources and American Dream, 1953. Prosperity Beyond Tomorrow, 1956.

Membership

Served from lieutenant commander to captain, United States Navy Reserve, 1941-1943. Member Association Bar City New York, Society Personnel Administration (vice president 1939), Natural Resources Council American (chairman 1954). Clubs: Century, University, City, Harvard, Fencers (New York City).

Connections

Married Anna Wheatland, June 24, 1924. Children: Ellen, Samuel Hanson, Stephen Wheatland (deceased).

father:
Samuel Hanson Ordway

mother:
Frances Hunt (Throop) Ordway

spouse:
Anna Wheatland

children:
Ellen Ordway

Samuel Hanson Ordway

Stephen Wheatland Ordway (deceased)