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Thomas O’Gorman Fitzgibbon, American lawyer. Recipient Columbia Alumni Federation Medal for Merit, 1953.

Background

Fitzgibbon, Thomas O’Gorman was born on June 9, 1900 in New York City. Son of John Cronin and Mary (O’Gorman) Fitzgibbon.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Columbia, 1922, Bachelor of Laws, 1924.

Career

Admitted to New York bar, 1924, since practiced in New York City. With Davis Polk Wardwell Sunderland & Kiendl (formerly Stetson Jennings & Russell), 1924, partner, 1940. Sometime lecturer railroad and general corporate matters Practicing Law Institute.

Special consultant under secretary war, 1942-1944. War Department representative, head United States Mission on United States-United Kingdom Patent Interchange Agreement, London, 1943. Chairman Columbia Law School Fund., 1953-1955.

Director Dom Mocquereau Schola Cantorum Foundation. Trustee Columbia University. Board consultors Villanova Law School.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles legal periodicals.

Membership

Served as private, infantry, United States Army, World War I. Member American, New York bar associations, New York County Lawyers Association (chairman uniform laws committee 1937-1938), Bar Association City New York (Chairman of Commission admissions 1948-1949, Executive Committee 1949-1953, chairman fellowship committee since 1953), Association Interstate Commerce Commission Practitioners, Guild Catholic Lawyers, Columbia Alumni Federation, Columbia Law School Alumni Association (president 1956-1958), Intercollegiate Association Amateur Athletics American (president 1922-1923), Pilgrims, St. George’s Society, Delta Kappa Epsilon. Knight of Malta.; Clubs: University (secretary 1952-1962), Columbia University (governor 1934-1943, 62—), Wall Street Manhattan, Recess (New York City).

Connections

father:
John Cronin Fitzgibbon

mother:
Mary (O’Gorman) Fitzgibbon