Chester T. Lane briefs
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Extent1 collection (2 Paige boxes)
The collection includes transcripts, opinions, typewritten materials, and other court documents for the following cases:
Smolowe v. Delendo Corp., 136 F.2d 231 (2nd Cir. 1943) (affirming stockholders' profits-recovery suit under a lowest-price-in, highest-price-out rule and establishing that stockholder plaintiffs are entitled to attorney's fees) (cert. denied, 320 U.S. 751 (1943));
Marine Harbor Properties, Inc v. Manufacturers Trust Company, et al., 317 U.S. 78 (1942) (affirming denial of petitioner's Chapter X bankruptcy petition because petitioner failed to prove it was filed in good faith) (appealed from In re Marine Harbor Properties, Inc., 125 F.2d 296 (2nd Cir. 1942));
SEC v. Chenery Corp., 318 U.S. 80 (1943) (remanding approval of respondent's public utility holding company reorganization plan) (appealed from Chenery Corporation, et al. v. SEC, 128 F.2d 303 (D.C. Cir. 1942)); and
Jones v. Kennedy, et al., 121 F.2d 40 (D.C. Cir. 1941) (vacating allegations against SEC and individual Commissioners while finding no reason to prevent SEC attorneys from representing government officers) (cert. denied, 314 U.S. 665 (1941)). TEST
b. June 7, 1905, London, England
A.B., 1926, Harvard
LL.B., 1930, Harvard
m. Persis McClennen, 1927
Four children: David (b. 1935), Julia (b. 1937), Dinah (b. 1945), Chester Jr. (b. 1947)
d. March 12, 1959 of a heart attack
Admitted to the New York bar, 1931.
Associate in the New York City firms of Murray, Aldrich & Webb and Milbank, Tweed, Hope & Webb, 1931-1935.
Assistant General Counsel, Securities & Exchange Commission, 1935-1938.
General Counsel, SEC, 1938-1942.
Special Assistant to U.S. Attorney General, 1942-1945.
Deputy Foreign Liquidation Commissioner, Lend-Lease Administrator, 1946-1947.
Partner, Beer, Richards, Lane, Haller & Buttenwieser (Securities Regulation, Administrative Law, Trademarks, and Unfair Competition), 1947-1959.
Lecturer, New York University School of Law, 1949-1959.
Defense counsel for Alger Hiss, 1952.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
- Lane, Chester T. Briefs, 1937-1942: Finding Aid
- Harvard Law School LibraryCambridge, MA 02138
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