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Thomas Kaufman Fisher, American lawyer. Served as Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1946; Member Chappaqua Library Association (president, trustee), Federal Communication Commission, American bar associations, Association Bar City New York, Association General Counsel, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Kappa Psi.; Club: Town of Newcastle (New York) (past president, Board of Governors).

Background

Fisher, Thomas Kaufman was born on December 17, 1915 in Anderson, Indiana, United States. Son of Thomas Chalmers and Helen Adele (Kaufman) Fisher.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University of Michigan, 1937, Juris Doctor, 1939.

Career

Admitted to New York State bar, 1940. Associate Donovan, Leisure, Newton & Irvine, New York City, 1939-1942, 1946-1955. Assistant United State Attorneys Southern District New York, 1942-1944.

Vice president, general attorney Columbia Broadcasting System-television, 1957-1961. Assistant secretary Columbia Broadcasting System, Inc., 1957-1961, vice president, general counsel, since 1961.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author articles, contributor legal periodicals.

Membership

Served as Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1946. Member Chappaqua Library Association (president, trustee), Federal Communication Commission, American bar associations, Association Bar City New York, Association General Counsel, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Kappa Psi. Club: Town of Newcastle (New York) (past president, Board of Governors).

Connections

Married Mabel J. Campbell, December 2, 1939. Children: Carol Elizabeth, Thomas Campbell, William Daniel.

father:
Thomas Chalmers Fisher

mother:
Helen Adele (Kaufman) Fisher

spouse:
Mabel J. Campbell

child:
William Daniel Fisher

child:
Thomas Campbell Fisher

child:
Carol Elizabeth Fisher