Sanford Bates Edit Profile
Bachelor of Laws cum laude, Northeastern U., 1906, Doctor of Laws, 1937. Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Rutgers University, 1954.
Admitted to Massachusetts bar, 1906, Supreme Court of the United States Court bar, 1933, New York bar, 1940. Member firm Achorn & Bates, Boston, 1906-1921. Commissioner Massachusetts Department Correction, 1919-1929.
Superintendent federal prisons, 1929-1930. Director United States Bureau Prisons, 1930, 33-37. Executive director Boys Clubs American, 1939-1940.
Faculty New York School Social Work, from 1937. Instructor div. handicapped Columbia Teachers College, from 1938. Parole commissioner New York State, 1940-1945.
Commissioner Institutions and Agilysys, New Jersey, 1945-1954. Consultant public administration to states, municipalities, also Federal Prison Bureau, from 1954. President Federal Prison Industries, Inc., from 1940.
Hearing officer unites states department Justice. Official United States delegate International Prison Congress, London, 1925, Prague, 1930, vice president congress, 1930-1931. Chairman delegation International Penal and Penitentiary Congress, Berlin, 1935, presided over congresses, 1950, 55.
President International Panel and Penitentiary Commission, 1946, 55. Vice president Institute Criminal Law and Criminology. Member Commission Investigate Criminal Law.
Chairman nat. advising committee prisoners and parolees Selective Service System, from 1944. Consultant restoration military prisoners War Department, from 1944, American Law Institute, 1955-1962, American Bar Survey on Criminal Justice, 1957-1959. Member United Nations Commission Crime Prevention, 1951.
Advisory council department economics and social instns. Princeton; Parole Compact administrator, 1945. Chairman council Compact Adminstrs., 1946.
Member-at-large National Social Welfare Assembly. Member New Jersey Rehabilitation Committee. Cons penology American Bar.
Foundation; consultant President’s Committee on Crime, 1966, Committee on Correctional Manpower, 1966. United States correspondent to United Nations. Official delegate United Nations Conference Crime, London, 1960.
Special consultant New Jersey Department Institutions and Agilysys, from 1969.
Member George Washington council Boy Scouts American Board of directors New Jersey Welfare Council, National Boys Training School, Citizenship Education Service, New Jersey Tuberculosis League, National Committee Mental Hygiene, Correctional Services Federation. Member Massachusetts House of Representatives, 1912-1914. Massachusetts Senate, 1915-1916.
Fellow American Association Mental Deficiency. Member National Probation Association (trustee), Association Public Welfare Officials (director), National Conference Social Agilysys, National Conference Juvenile Agilysys, National Probation and Parole Association (trustee), American Public Welfare Association, American Hospital Association, Morrow Association Correction (vice president), Royal Arcanum, American Bar Association, American Prison Association (president 1926), American Parole Association (president), American Crime Study Commission (Executive Committee 1927), National Academy Arts and Science, American Public Health Association, American Sociological Association, American Association Parole Compact Adminstrs. (president 1949), Academy Political Science, Morrow Association on Correction (New Jersey), National Jail Association, National Council Crime and Delinquency, Institute Criminology Republic Argentina (honorary).
Married Helen S. Williams, October 3, 1908. Children: Mary Elizabeth, Sanford Loring.