E. L. Katzenbach, Attorney General for the State of New Jersey, will address a gathering of Law School students in the new court room of Langdell Hall this evening at 8 o'clock. The subject of his talk will be "The Lawyer in Public Life."
After receiving a degree of A.M. at Princeton, Katzenbach became an instructor in political economy there and later studied at the Harvard Law School, from 1903 to 1905. Harvard granted him a Master's degree in 1906. He was admitted to the New Jersey State bar in 1905 and to the United States Supreme Court in 1920. He acted as counsel for the Trenton Trust Company, the Trenton Banking Company, and the DuPont de Nemours Company.
He has served as a director of several corporations among which are the Universal Paper Bag Company, the Union Mills Paper Company, the Trenton. Banking Company, and was a member of the New Jersey State Board of Control of Institutions and Agencies. He is a trustee of Rutgers University and the Trenton Free Public Library. In 1924 he became Attorney General for the State of New Jersey and still acts in that capacity.
This address is given under the auspices of the Law School Committee of the Phillips Brooks House Association and is one of a series of three given this year.