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Thomas Day Kent, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1958, United States District Court (southern district) New York.


Kent, Thomas Day was born on November 9, 1929 in Summit, New Jersey, United States. Son of Stephen Girard and Philena (Marshall) Kent.


Bachelor, Williams College, 1951. Juris Doctor, Columbia University, 1958. Student, Dartmouth College, 1976.


Associate Cravath, Swaine & Moore, New York City, 1957—1964. Litigation counsel Allied Chemical Corporation, 1964—1967, assistant secretary, 1967—1970. Corporate Counsel Morristown, New Jersey, 1971—1973.

Associate counsel, 1973—1976. Assistant general counsel, 1976—1979. Associate general counsel Allied Corporation, 1979—1983.

Staff vice president, associate general counsel, since 1983. Visiting lecturer Williams College, 1981, Harvard Business School, 1982. Adjunct faculty member New Jersey Institute of Technology, 1983—1988.

Director Century Sports, Inc., J.A. Cissel Manufacturing Company, Inc., World Future Society. Board editorial advisors Law & Business Prentice Hall Eniviron. Hazards Newsletter; Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1951-1955.


Member Summit Council, New Jersey, 1980—1985, Planning Board, 1980—1982, 1984—1985. Member, vice chairman Substd. Housing Board, 1973—1979.

President United Way Summit & New Providence, 1977—1979. President board deacons Center Presbyterian Church, Summit, 1969—1972. President Lincoln School Parent Teacher Organization, 1969—1970.

Member of American Bar Association, American Arbitration Association, Commercial Panel, Squash & Racquet Club, Chatham Club, Seabrook Island Club, Beacon Hill Club.


Married Ann Matthews Kent, February 10, 1933. Children: Celia Marin, Thomas D., Robert H.