Robert H. Knight
| Robert H. Knight|
(lawyer, academic, deep state actor)
|Born||February 27, 1919|
New Haven, Connecticut, USA
|Died||28 September, 2006 (Age 87)|
|Residence||Washington D.C., USA|
|Parents|| • Earl W. Knight|
• Frances P. Whitney
|Member of||Le Cercle|
Former chair of the New York Fed, Le Cercle.
He was a descendant of Eli Whitney, inventor of the cotton gin. He attended a succession of private schools and graduated from Yale University in 1940.
He worked with John Orr Young, Inc. from 1940-41. He was an assistant professor in University Virginia Law School, 1947-49. From 1949-55 he was an associate firm Shearman & Sterling & Wright, New York City and was a partner from 1955-58.
He was deputy assistant secretary defense for international security affairs US Defense Department, 1958-61. He was general counsel of the US Department Treasury, 1961-62; partner firm Shearman & Sterling, New York City, 1962-80, senior partner, 1980-85, of counsel, 1986—2006; deputy chairman Federal Reserve Bank New York, 1976-77, chairman, 1977-83. Counsel to board United Technologies Corp., 1974-85; director international board Owens-Corning Fiberglas Corp.; director I-Corps, National Leadership Bank, Mercator, Inc., Citizen Exchange Council; member Intelsat Arbitration Panel, 1971-91. Board directors International Vol. Services; chairman board directors University Virginia Law School Foundation, 1970-90; board directors Asia Foundation Served to lieutenant colonel US Army Air Force, 1941-45. Member American Bar Association, Federal Bar Association, International Bar Association, Inter-Am. Bar Association, Association of Bar of City of New York , N.Y. County Lawyers Association, International Law Association, Washington Institute Foreign Affairs, Council Foreign Relations, Pilgrims Club, Links Club, World Trade Ctr Club, River Club (New York City), Army and Navy Club, Metropolitan Club (Washington), Round Hill Club (Greenwich, Connecticut), Ocean Club (Ocean Ridge, Florida), Farmington Club (Virginia).
Deep political connections
Event Participated in
|Le Cercle/1985 (Washington)||7 January 1985||10 January 1985||US|
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