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DATES:                    MAY 15, 1990 and MAY 25, 1990

Louis was born to Louis Sr. and Venia Liebman Regenstein in Atlanta, Georgia.  His father’s family ran a high end women’s clothing shop called Regenstein’s, which was eventually sold off.  He grew up in the Druid Hill neighborhood and after graduating from Boy’s High, he went to Harvard University and got both a Bachelor’s and a law degree.  He returned to Atlanta and practiced law as a member the firm Kilpatrick & Cody.  He was also a board member of numerous organizations such as the Jewish National Fund and the High Museum of Art.  He married his wife, Helen with whom he had two children, Lewis and Joseph.

Scope of Interview:
Louis discusses his early life, including recollections of the family business.  He talks about his education and then his life as a lawyer.  Louis discusses how the legal business has changed over the years and talks about colleagues he has known, particularly Harold Hirsch.  Louis also discusses his involvement in various community interests, particularly art, which he collects.  He also talks about his wife’s family and his sons’ families and their work.

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