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Walter Hecht Powell, American Labor arbitrator. Bar: New York 1940, Pennsylvania 1956. Recipient award Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce, 1968, Distinguised Svc. award American Arbitration Association, 1997, citation City of Philadelphia, 1997.

Background

Powell, Walter Hecht was born on April 13, 1915 in New York City. Son of Arthur Lee and Stella (Hecht) Powell.

Education

Bachelor of Science, New York University, 1938;Juris Doctor, New York University, 1940;Master of Arts, University of Pennsylvania, 1948.

Career

Assistant professor, Temple University, Philadelphia, 1946-1951;vice president for personnel resources, Temple University, Philadelphia, 1973-1978;assistant director personnel, American Safety Razor, Kingsbury, Indiana, 1951-1953;vice-president, director operations, International Resistance Company, Philadelphia, 1953-1969;vice-president, director industrial relations, International Resistance Company, Philadelphia, 1956-1969;senior vice president, 1st Pennsylvania Banking & Trust Company, Philadelphia, 1969-1973;vice president human resources, Temple University, 1973-1977;independent labor arbitrator, Philadelphia, since 1978. Member panel American Arbitration Association, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Svc., Pennsylvania, New Jersey labor relations boards. Lecturer U. Pittsburgh, Temple University, U. Richmond, Vanderbilt University, American U., others.

Board directors Auerbach Corporation, Philadelphia.

Achievements

  • Bar: New York 1940, Pennsylvania 1956.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor book chapters, articles to professional journals.

Membership

Commissioner Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations, 1969-2007. Board directors Opportunities Industralization Center Captain Army of the United States, 1942-1946. Member American Management Association (advisory council 1963-2007), Industrial Relations Association, Industrial Relations Research Association (president local chapter 1966), National Academy Arbitrators.

Connections

Married Dorothy Meyer, March 15, 1945. Children: Lawrence L., Alan W., Lesley A., Steven H.

father:
Arthur Lee Powell

mother:
Stella (Hecht) Powell

spouse:
Dorothy Meyer

child:
Lawrence L. Powell

child:
Alan W. Powell

child:
Lesley A. Powell

child:
Steven H. Powell