Howard Francis Shattuck, Jr.

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Howard Francis Shattuck Jr., now deceased, was a retired international counsel for the Mobil Oil Corporation who led a study of United Nations peacekeeping operations for the American Bar Association. He died in 1997 at his home on the Upper East Side of Manhattan.


Shattuck joined Mobil in New York in 1956, in its international division. In the 1960's, he helped negotiate settlements for expropriated American petroleum interests in the Middle East and before the World Court at The Hague. He retired in 1985, and then became a panelist for the American Arbitration Association.

During his retirement, he devoted time to international law, working on panels of the American Bar Association and the City Bar Association. More recently, as co-chairman of an A.B.A. task force, he focused on the peacekeeping operations of the United Nations, visiting world trouble spots and helping to develop A.B.A. recommendations for standby United Nations military forces.

Mr. Shattuck was a native of Manhattan. He graduated from Yale University in 1942 and received his law degree from Harvard University in 1948.[1]

His son is John Shattuck. [2]

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  1. H. F. Shattuck Jr., 76, Ex-Counsel for Mobil, NYT, accessed May 10, 2010.
  2. Ellen Hume and John Shattuck Wed, NYT, accessed May 10, 2010.