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Banker , Lawyer

William Covington Hardee, American banker, lawyer. Bar: Massachusetts 1947, New York 1955. Served to lieutenant Commander United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1946. Member American Law Institute, American Arbitration Association, Order St. John, Phi Beta Kappa, Omicron Delta Kappa, Kappa Alpha Order. Club: Union League (New York City).

Background

Hardee, William Covington was born on March 2, 1919 in Florence, South Carolina, United States. Son of Abram Lindsay and Cornelia (Covington) Hardee.

Education

AB, Emory University, 1940. Bachelor of Laws magna cum laude, Harvard University, 1943.

Career

Practiced law, Boston, 1947-1954, New York City, 1955-1975. Associate firm Ropes & Gray, 1947-1950. Assistant professor to professor law Harvard University Law School, 1950-1955.

Associate firm Clark, Carr & Ellis, 1954-1959, partner, 1957-1969. General counsel United Pacific Railroad Company, 1967-1968. Partner firm Kelley, Drye, Warren, Clark, Carr & Ellis, New York City, 1969-1971.

Chairman, president, chief executive officer Lincoln Savings Bank, 1975-1984. Member United States Trade Mission to Brazil for Department Commerce, 1967. Trustee Retirement System for Savings Institutions, since 1978.

Achievements

  • Bar: Massachusetts 1947, New York 1955.

Membership

Served to lieutenant Commander United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1946. Member American Law Institute, American Arbitration Association, Order St. John, Phi Beta Kappa, Omicron Delta Kappa, Kappa Alpha Order. Club: Union League (New York City).

Connections

Married Georgina Hazeltine, September 5, 1942 (divorced 1955). 1 daughter, Pamela Graves Hardee Jackson. Married Joan Chappell Lamont, May 14, 1955 (deceased August 1974).

Stepchildren: Thrae Harris, Robin Lamont Swensen, John E. Lamont. Children: Felicity Hardee Barry, Meredith Hardee Maillie, Nell H. Nicholas, William. Married Diana Faulkner Schereschewsky, June 12, 1976.

father:
Abram Lindsay Hardee

mother:
Cornelia (Covington) Hardee

spouse:
Georgina Hazeltine

spouse:
Joan Chappell Lamont

spouse:
Diana Faulkner Schereschewsky

child:
Thrae Harris Hardee

child:
Robin Lamont Swensen Hardee

child:
John E. Lamont Hardee

child:
Felicity Hardee Barry Hardee

child:
Meredith Hardee Maillie Hardee

child:
Nell H. Nicholas Hardee

child:
William Hardee