J. Henry Neale
In 1945, President of the United States Harry Truman named Neale General Counsel of the Navy, a post Neale held from November 1, 1945 until July 26, 1946. Neale was awarded the Legion of Merit for his work as General Counsel of the Navy.
In 1946, Neale took a job with the Scarsdale National Bank and Trust Company in Scarsdale, New York. He remained affiliated with the Scarsdale National Bank and Trust Company for the next thirty years, eventually serving as its president and later chairman. He was president of the Westchester County Bankers Association from 1949 to 1952; as president of the Westchester County Bar Association from 1953 to 19555; as president of the State Bankers Association from 1959 to 1960; and as president of the New York State Bar Association from 1967 to 1968.
Neale died of a stroke at the White Plains Hospital on February 6, 1989. He was 84 years old.
- New York Times obituary
- J. Henry Neale, "Naval Procurement During World War II: Its Legal Aspects," 38 A.B.A. J. 213 (1952)
Patrick H. Hodgson
|General Counsel of the Navy
November 1, 1945 – July 26, 1946