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Lawyer

Talcott Miner Banks, American lawyer. Member American Bar Association (chairman special commission on securities laws and regulations 1940-1942), Massachusetts Bar Association, Boston Bar Association, American Law Institute, Phi Beta Kappa, Kappa Alpha.

Background

Banks, Talcott Miner was born on June 23, 1905 in Englewood, New Jersey, United States. Son of Talcott M. and Olive H.S. (Dawes) Banks.

Education

Deceased 1979. Graduate, Hotchkiss School, Lakeville, Connecticut, 1924. Bachelor of Arts, Williams College, 1928, Doctor of Laws, 1975. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard, 1931.

Doctor of Laws, Northeastern U., 1971.

Career

Bar: Massachusetts bar 1931. President National Intercollegiate Lawn Tennis Association, 1927-1928. Editorial staff Time magazine, 1930.

Associate firm Palmer & Dodge (and predecessors), Boston, 1931-1941, member firm, 1944-1980. General counsel Board Investigation and Research, Washington, 1941-1944. Director Comstock & Wescott, Inc.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to legal periodicals, mags. Honorary trustee Sterling and Francine Clark The Art Institute of Chicago, 1976-1983. Trustee emeritus Fessenden School, Williams College.

      Trustee New England Conservatory Music. Honorary president Boston Opera Association, Inc. Chairman of the Board Boston Symphony Orch.

Membership

Member American Bar Association (chairman special commission on securities laws and regulations 1940-1942), Massachusetts Bar Association, Boston Bar Association, American Law Institute, Phi Beta Kappa, Kappa Alpha. Clubs: University (New York City).

Connections

Married Kathleen Macy Hall, July 23, 1935 (deceased.; married Ann Smith Monks, June 23, 1967 (deceased.; married Elisa C. Brooks, August 8, 1973.

Children: Ridgway, Oliver, Helen M.

father:
Talcott M. Banks

mother:
Olive H.S. (Dawes) Banks

spouses:
Kathleen Macy Hall

Ann Smith Monks

Elisa C. Brooks

children:
Ridgway Banks

Oliver Banks

Helen M. Banks