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Lawyer

William H. Mathers, American lawyer, specializing in the field of.

Background

Mathers, William Harris was born on August 27, 1914 in Newport, Rhode Island, United States. Son of Howard and Margaret I. (Harris) Mathers.

Education

Dartmouth College (Bachelor of Arts, 1935). Yale University (Juris Doctor, 1938).

Career

With, Milbank, Tweed & Hope, 1938-1948;member, Milbank, Tweed, Hope & Hadley, 1948-1957;vice president, secretary, director, Yale & Towne Manufacturing Company, Stamford, Connecticut, 1957-1960;partner, Chadbourne & Parke, 1960-1975;counsel, Chadbourne & Parke, since 1983;executive vice president, general counsel, secretary, director, United Brands Company, 1975-1982.

Achievements

  • Bar: New York 1940.

Membership

Mayor, trustee Village of Cove Neck, New York, 1950-1982. Trustee Barnard College, 1958-1969. Served as private to major United States Army, 1942-1946.

Member American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, Nassau County Bar Association, Association of Bar of City of New York, New England Society in City of New York, Casque and Gauntlet, Corbey Court, Piping Rock Club, Seminole Golf Club, New York Yacht Club, Cold Spring Harbor Beach Club, Phi Beta Kappa, Psi Upsilon.

Connections

Married Myra T. Martin, January 17, 1942. Children: William Martin, Michael Harris, John Grinnell, Myra Tutt, Ursula Fraser.

father:
Howard Mathers

mother:
Margaret I. (Harris) Mathers

spouse:
Myra T. Martin

child:
William Martin Mathers

child:
Michael Harris Mathers

child:
John Grinnell Mathers

child:
Myra Tutt Mathers

child:
Ursula Fraser Mathers