Debevoise, Eli Whitney

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Debevoise (1899-1990) co-founded the New York law firm of Debevoise & Stevenson (later Debevoise & Plimpton) in 1931. During World War II he served as chairman of an Alien Enemy Hearing Board in New York City, where he ruled on the eligibility of aliens to remain in the country during the war. From 1950 to 1953 he was appointed deputy general counsel with the High Commission for Germany - Office of General Counsel (HICOG-OGC).

From the description of Debevoise papers, 1949-1962. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 51957720

Eli Whitney Debevoise (1899-1990) co-founded the New York law firm of Debevoise & Stevenson (later Debevoise & Plimpton) in 1931. During World War II he served as chairman of an Alien Enemy Hearing Board in New York City, where he ruled on the eligibility of aliens to remain in the country during the war. From 1950 to 1953 he was appointed deputy general counsel with the High Commission for Germany - Office of General Counsel (HICOG-OGC).

From the guide to the Eli Whitney Debevoise Papers, 1949-1962, (Amherst College Archives and Special Collections)

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creatorOf Eli Whitney Debevoise Papers, 1949-1962 Amherst College Archives and Special Collections
referencedIn Eleanor T. and Sheldon Glueck papers, 1911-1972 Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
referencedIn Fuller, Lon L. Lon L. Fuller papers. 1926-1977. Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
referencedIn Papers, 1911-1999 Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
referencedIn Stevenson, William Edwards, 1900-1985. Papers, 1809-1987, 1942-1985. Oberlin College Library
creatorOf Debevoise, Eli Whitney. Debevoise papers, 1949-1962. Amherst College. Library
referencedIn Harvard University Archives Photograph Collection: Portraits, ca. 1852-ca. 2004 Harvard University Archives.
referencedIn Scott, Austin Wakeman. Austin Wakeman Scott papers. 1906-1979. Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
referencedIn Glueck, Sheldon, 1896-1990. Papers, 1916-1972 Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
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associatedWith Allied High Commission for Germany. corporateBody
associatedWith Fuller, Lon L., 1902- person
associatedWith Glueck, Sheldon, 1896- person
correspondedWith Hiss, Alger, 1904-1996 person
associatedWith McCloy, John Jay, 1895- person
associatedWith Scott, Austin Wakeman, 1884-1981 person
associatedWith Stevenson, William Edwards, 1900-1985. person
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Germany
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Germany
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Birth 1899

Death 1990

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