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Stanley Howells Fuld, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1926, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1933.


Fuld, Stanley Howells was born on August 23, 1903 in New York City. Son of Emanuel I. and Hermine (Frisch) Fuld.


AB, City College of New York, 1923. Bachelor of Laws, Columbia University, 1926. Doctor of Laws, Columbia University, 1959.

Doctor of Laws, Hamilton College, 1949. Doctor of Laws, Union College, 1961. Doctor of Laws, Yeshiva University, 1962.

Doctor of Laws, New York Law School, 1962. Doctor of Laws, New York University, 1963. Doctor of Laws, Jewish Theological Seminary America, 1964.

Doctor of Laws, Syracuse University, 1967. Doctor of Laws, St. John's University, 1970. Doctor of Laws, City University of New York, 1972.


Attorney, Gilman & Unger, New York City, 1926-1935;counsel legal division, National Recovery Administration, Washington, 1935;assistant district attorney, New York County, 1935-1944;attorney, Hartman, Craven & Fuld, New York City, 1944-1946;special assistant attorney general, liaison counsel, state investigations, New York State., 1944-1945;appointed associate judge, Court of Appeals, 1946;elected for full term, beginning 1947, 61;chief judge, State of New York and Court of Appeals, 1967-1973;special counsel firm, Kaye, Scholer, Fierman, Hays & Handler, New York City, since 1974;director, Greater New York Mutual Insurance Company, since 1974;director, Petrie Stores Corporation, 1978-1982. Chairman administrative board Judicial Conference State New York, 1967-1973. Member of New York State Court Facilities Task Force, 1980-1982.

Chairman New York Fair Trial Free Press Conference, 1967-1973, honorary chairman, since 1974. Chairman National Commision on New Technological Uses of Copyrighted Works, 1975-1978, Fellows of New York Bar Foundation, 1978-1983, Greater New York Health Care and Health Facilities Commission, 1979-1980.


  • Bar: New York 1926, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1933.


  • Other Work

    • Board editors New York Law Jour, since 1976.


Commissioner National Hillel Commission, 1947-1956. Chairman board visitors City College, City University of New York, 1973-1981. Board directors Phi Beta Kappa Associates, 1949-1980, honorary director, since 1980.

Board visitors Columbia Law School, since 1951. Chairman board directors and executive committee Jewish Theological Seminary American, 1966-1974, member executive committee, board directors, 1966-1986, honorary board directors, honorary chairman executive committee, since 1986. President Institute for Religious and Social Studies, 1974-1983.

Trustee Beth Israel Medical Center, since 1971, Graduate School of Political Management, since 1987, Manhattan East Community Services, Inc., National Center Automated Information Retrieval, 1966-1981, trustee emritus, since 1981. Member New York City Charter Revision Commission, 1982-1983. Chairman National News Council, 1974-1976.

Board directors Hunter College Student Social, Community and Religious Clubs Association, 1948-1990, chairman, 1974-1987. Board directors Empire State Report, 1974-1981, Prisoners Legal Services, since 1976, Benjamin N. Cardozo School Law of Yeshiva University, 1976-1981, honorary director, since 1981, Atlantic Legal Foundation, since 1987. Member Judicate, since 1987.

Board governors Daytop Village, 1978-1981. Fellow Academy American Arts and Sciences. Member American Bar Association, Association of Bar of City of New York (honorary), New York State Bar Association (First Annual award of Commercial and Federal Litig. section 1995), Indiana Judicial Administration, American Law Institute (life), City College of New York Alumni Association (vice president), Columbia Law Alumni Association (board directors), Columbia Law Review Association (board directors), Columbia Law Review Association (board directors 1949-1992), Order of Coif, Phi Beta Kappa.


Married Florence Geringer, May 29, 1930 (deceased February 1975). Children: Hermine (Mistress Maurice N. Nessen), Judith (Mistress Frank Miller). Married Stella F. Rapaport, January 4, 1976.

Emanuel I. Fuld

Hermine (Frisch) Fuld

Florence Geringer

Stella F. Rapaport

Hermine Fuld (Mistress Maurice N. Nessen)

Judith Fuld (Mistress Frank Miller)