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Maxwell M. Rabb

Born: 28-Sep-1910
Birthplace: Boston, MA
Died: 9-Jun-2002
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: Accident - Fall [1]

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Attorney
Party Affiliation: Republican [2]

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Ambassador to Italy, 1981-89

Military service: US Navy (Lieutenant, 1944-46)

[1] Fell while walking to work.

[2] Delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1952, and from New York, 1976 & 1980.

Father: Solomon Rabb
Mother: Rose Kostick
Brother: Warren Rabb
Brother: George Rabb (attorney, d.)
Sister: Frances Jones (d.)
Wife: Ruth Cridenberg (m. 2-Nov-1939)
Son: Bruce Rabb (attorney, Kramer Levin)
Daughter: Sheila Weidenfeld (press secretary for
Betty Ford)
Daughter: Emily Livingston
Daughter: Priscilla Ayres

    University: BA, Harvard University (1932)
    Law School: Harvard Law School (1935)
    Administrator: Trustee, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

    US Ambassador to Italy (1981-89)
    US State Department Rep. to the Intl. Ctr. for Settlement of Investment Disputes, World Bank (1974-78)
    US Official Chairman, US Delegation to UNESCO Conference, Paris (1958)
    White House Staff Cabinet Secretary under Dwight D. Eisenhower (1954-59)
    White House Staff Associate Counsel for Minority Affairs (Jan-Oct 1953)
    US Official Consultant, Senate Rules Committee (1952)
    US Official Secretary of the Navy James V. Forrestal (1946)
    Congressional Staff Leverett Saltonstall
    Congressional Staff Sinclair Weeks (1944)
    Congressional Staff Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. (1937-43)
    Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel Of Counsel (-2002)
    Stroock & Stroock & Lavan Of Counsel (1989-91)
    Stroock & Stroock & Lavan Senior Partner (1958-81)
    Rabb & Rabb Partner (1935-37, 1946-51)
    Member of the Board of MIC Industries (-2002)
    Member of the Board of Data Systems & Software (-2002)
    Member of the Board of Lighthouse International (1995-2001)
    Member of the Board of Sterling Bancorp (1989-2002)
    Council on Foreign Relations
    American Bar Association
    Association of the Bar of the City of New York
    Ensign for Senate
    New York State Bar Association admitted 1953
    Massachusetts Bar Association admitted 1935
    American Law Institute
    Eisenhower Institute Trustee
    Friends of Dick Lugar
    Friends of Giuliani Exploratory Committee
    Friends of Senator D'Amato 1998 Committee
    George W. Bush for President
    National Committee on American Foreign Policy Trustee
    George Marshall International Center Trustee
    McCain for Senate '98
    Seamen's Church Institute Board member (1979-)

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