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Weston Vernon, American lawyer.


Vernon, Weston was born on July 29, 1904 in Logan, Utah, United States. Son of Weston and Frances (Maughan) Vernon.


Bachelor of Science, Utah State College, Logan, 1925. Bachelor of Laws, George Washington University Law School, 1929. Student of University Utah, 1921, University of Michigan Law School, 1927.


Admitted District of Columbia Bar, 1928, New York bar, 1938. With Dunnington, Walker and Gregg, Washington, District of Columbia, 1928. With Davis, Polk, Wardwell, Gardiner & Reed, New York City, 1930-1938.

Partner Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy, from 1938, senior partner until 1977. Chairman, National Center for Automated Information Retrieval.


Member American Law Institute, American (chairman of the section on tax 1940-1941, chairman young lawyers section 1937-1938, chairman of the section science and technical), New York State (past president), New York City bar associations, Practicing Law Institute (trustee), Federal, International, Inter-American, bar associations, Bar Association District of Columbia, Tax Forum of New York City, Tax Institute (past president). Clubs: Wall Street, Hemisphere (New York City).


Married Adelaide Neilson, September 21, 1926.; married second, Maude Congdon.; married 3d, Lillian Malley, September 19, 1953.

Children: Weston, 3d, Robert Gerard.

Weston Vernon

Frances (Maughan) Vernon

Adelaide Neilson

Maude Congdon

Lillian Malley

Weston Vernon

3d Vernon

Robert Gerard Vernon