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Lawyer

Walter Avery Kernan, American lawyer. Served from private to captain, Army of the United States, 1941-1946, PTO.; Member American, New York State bar associations, Association Bar City New York (member committee grievances, ethics committee).

Background

Kernan, Walter Avery was born on December 1, 1913 in Utica, New York, United States. Son of Francis K. and Mary (Spratt) Kernan.

Education

Graduate Milton Academy, 1932. Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1936, Bachelor of Laws, 1939.

Career

Admitted to New York bar, 1940, practiced in New York City. Associate firm Carter, Ledyard & Milburn, 1939-1941, 46-51, member firm, 1951-1975. Director New York Herald Tribune.

Trustee Helen Huntington Hull Fund. Honorary trustee Fordham University. Board of Governors, vice president operations New York Hospital.

Board of Governors Real Estate Board New York. Board directors Fresh Air Fund.

Membership

Served from private to captain, Army of the United States, 1941-1946, PTO. Member American, New York State bar associations, Association Bar City New York (member committee grievances, ethics committee). Clubs: Piping Rock (Long Island, New York).

Connections

Married Leslie Hadden, May 10, 1942. Children: Anita (Mistress.

father:
Francis K. Kernan

mother:
Mary (Spratt) Kernan

spouse:
Leslie Hadden

child:
Anita (Mrs Kernan