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Lawyer

Theodore Roosevelt Finder, American lawyer. Flight engineer on historic flight September 19, 1945 first non-stop flight Japan-United States. Served to captain United States Army Air Force, 1942-1945. Member American Bar Association, Delta Upsilon.

Background

Finder, Theodore Roosevelt was born on October 28, 1914 in New York City. Son of Henry H. and Wilhelmina (Kirschner) Finder.

Education

AB, Columbia University, 1936. Juris Doctor, Columbia University, 1938.

Career

Associate, Fearey, Allen, Johnston & Smyth (and successor firms), 1938-1942; associate firm, Beekman & Bogue, New York City, 1945-1949; partner, Beekman & Bogue, 1950-1981; partner, Gaston Snow Beekman & Bogue, New York City, Boston, San Francisco, 1981-1990; partner, Gaston Snow Beekman & Bogue, Phoenix, 1985-1990; partner, Gaston Snow Beekman & Bogue (now Gaston & Snow), Washington, 1989-1990; retired partner, consultant, Gaston & Snow, Phoenix, 1990. Vice president, assistant secretary, director B. Fischer & Company, Inc., New York City, 1951-1954, assistant.sec., director, 1957-1964. President, director Asher American, Inc., Calgary, Alberta, Canada, 1952-1953, assistant secretary, 1953-1958.

Director Redwater American, Inc., Calgary, 1952-1955, president, 1953, assistant secretary, 1953-1955. Vice-president, director General Fertilizer Corporation, Walla Walla, Washington, 1958-1964. Assistant secretary, director Calvan American, Inc., Calgary, 1951-1961, assistant treasurer, 1952-1961.

Assistant secretary, director Cola Beverage Corporation, Jacksonville, Florida, 1958-1964. Director Studebaker Packard corporation, South Bend, Indiana, 1958-1960, finance committee, 1958-1959, personnel committee, 1958-1960, Executive Committee, 1959-1960.

Achievements

  • Flight engineer on historic flight September 19, 1945 first non-stop flight Japan-United States.

Membership

Served to captain United States Army Air Force, 1942-1945. Member American Bar Association, Delta Upsilon. Clubs: Knickerbocker Country (Tenafly, New Jersey).

Desert Forest Golf (Carefree, Arizona).

Connections

Married Mary Frances Gildehaus, 1950 (divorced). Married Maxine Allen Merrill, 1984.

father:
Henry H. Finder

mother:
Wilhelmina (Kirschner) Finder

spouse:
Maxine Allen Merrill

spouse:
Mary Frances Gildehaus