Abram F. Myers

Abram F. Myers
Chairman of the Board and General Counsel, Allied States Association of Motion Picture Exhibitors


Chairman of the board and general counsel, Allied States Association of Motion Picture Exhibitors. Previously an attorney in the Department of Justice 1913-1922, then special assistant to the attorney general in antitrust matters, 1921-1926. In 1926 he became a member of the Federal Trade Commission, 1926-1929, and its chairman from 1928-1929. He resigned this position to become president and general counsel of Allied States. From 1937-39 he was also special assistant to Attorney General in a suit involving the constitutionality of theatre divorcement law.

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