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Stanley Irving Posner

educator , lawyer , corporation executive

Stanley Irving Posner, American lawyer, educator, corporation executive. Decorated Order of Vasco Nunez de Balboa (Panama); Cross of Eloy Alfaro (Cuba); Diploma Maximo Jerez (Nicaragua); Medallo de Oro (Costa Rica).


Posner, Stanley Irving was born on July 15, 1909 in Leominster, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Benjamin and Fanny (Libby) Posner.


Bachelor of Arts magna cum laude, Amherst College, 1930. A.M., University of Chicago, 1932. Bachelor of Laws cum laude, Harvard, 1988.


Advisor to policy board NRA, 1933-1934. Chief economist Compliance Division, 1934. Assistant regional director for N.E., unites states department Labor, 1938, member federal commission on apprentice training, 1932-1935, director trade union agreement analysis, 1938-1939.

Admitted to District of Columbia Bar, 1938. Posner, Berge, Fox & Arent 1939-1952. General counsel to numerous trade associations.

Research fellow Brookings Institution, 1932. Professor business administration American U., 1956-1963.


  • Author articles in newspapers and periodicals. Established Reginald Washburn Scholarship Loan Fund, 1947, Harold Davis Loan Fund, 1956. Nathan Bailey Investment Training Fund, 1956, Harold B. Wess awards, 1958.

    Editor monograph series.


Member American Statistical Association, American Economics Association, Inter-American, International, American, District of Columbia Bar associations, Friends of the United States Latin American (president), American Association University Professors, American Society Association Executives, Society Advancement Management, Washington Foreign Law Society, Anteaters Association, United Nations Lawyers, Phi Beta Kappa. Mason.; Clubs: Amherst, Harvard, Cosmos, Woodmont, National Lawyers.


Married Lillian Kahn, December 25, 1934. Children: Lawrence D., Elisabeth A., James R. Economics.

Benjamin Posner

Fanny (Libby) Posner

Lillian Kahn

Lawrence D. Posner

Elisabeth A. Posner

James R. Econ Posner