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Lawyer , computer company executive

Spencer Moxon Beresford, American lawyer, computer company executive. Patentee in field. Recipient Letter Commendation Chief Naval Personnel; Downer scholar; Ford Foundation grantee internat law, 1962. Member Town Meeting, Wellesley, Massachusetts, 1948-1952. Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946, 50-52. Member American Bar Association, Federal Bar Association.

Background

Beresford, Spencer Moxon was born on December 2, 1918 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Son of Frank Moxon and Mary Abigail (Fitch) Beresford.

Education

Graduate, Choate School, 1935. Bachelor of Science cum laude, Harvard University, 1939. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard University, 1942.

Juris Doctor, Harvard University, 1947.

Career

Associate firm Goodwin, Procter & Hoar, 1947-1949. Partner Bidwell & Beresford, 1949-1952. Special assistant to deputy director Foreign Operations Administration, 1952-1957.

Assistant chief American law division, senior specialist American law Legislative Reference Service, Library Congress, Washington, 1957-1959. Special counsel select committee on astronautics and space exploration United States House of Representatives, 1958-1959, Committee on Science and Astronautics, 1959-1962. Partner vom Baur, Beresford & Coburn, 1962-1967, Batzell & Nunn, 1967-1969.

General counsel National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, 1969-1973. Counsel, select committee on committees House of Representatives, 1973-1974. General counsel Office Technology Assessment United States Congress, 1975-1976.

Chairman International Technology Services, 1976-1983. Executive vice president Information Design & Management, Inc., Arlington, Virginia, 1983-1986. Vice president Technology International Inc., LaPlace, Louisiana, since 1986.

Instructor United States Navy Postgraduate School, Washington, 1950-1952. Hunsaker lecturer Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 1970. Consultant Department Transportation, 1967-1968.

Member United States delegate to General Assembly United Nations, New York City, 1969-1973, President's Committee on Government Patent Policy, 1969-1973.

Achievements

  • Patentee in field.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Public Economic Policy, 1959. Compiler, editor: Air Laws and Treaties of the World, 1961. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member Town Meeting, Wellesley, Massachusetts, 1948-1952. Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946, 50-52. Member American Bar Association, Federal Bar Association.

Connections

Children: Richard, Gail Beresford Anderson, Thomas, Douglas, Annette. Married Florence Baker Gove, September 5, 1981.

father:
Frank Moxon Beresford

mother:
Mary Abigail (Fitch) Beresford

spouse:
Florence Baker Gove

children:
Richard Beresford

Gail Beresford Anderson Beresford

Thomas Beresford

Douglas Beresford

Annette Beresford