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Richard S. Emmet

AKA Richard Stockton Emmet

Born: 8-Apr-1897
Birthplace: New Rochelle, NY
Died: 5-Oct-1969
Location of death: New York City [1]
Cause of death: Heart Failure

Gender: Male
Religion: Anglican/Episcopalian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Attorney

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Counsel to the Bank of New York

Richard S. Emmet was among the last descendents of Thomas Addis Emmet to work for the firm Emmet, Marvin & Martin, ending 164 years of family involvement with the firm as counsel to the Bank of New York.

[1] Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center.

Father: William T. Emmet
Mother: Cornelia Zabriskie
Brother: William T. Emmet
Wife: Helen Pratt (div., one son, one daughter)
Son: Richard S. Emmet, Jr.
Daughter: Jane E. Drake
Wife: Jessie Keena Schroeder (one son, one daughter)
Son: Robert E. Emmet
Daughter: Katherine T. Emmet

    High School: St. Paul's School, Concord, NH
    University: Harvard University (1919)
    Law School: Columbia University Law School (1927)
    Administrator: Trustee, St. Paul's School, Concord, NH

    Emmet, Marvin & Martin Partner
    Bank of New York General Counsel (past)
    The Wall Street Journal General Counsel (past)
    Harper's General Counsel (past)
    US Commerce Department Secretary to Secretary of Commerce Herbert Hoover (1920s)
    US Official Belgian Relief Commission
    St. Barnabas Hospital Treasurer & Trustee (30 years)
    American Red Cross (WWI)
    Century Association

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