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James Barr White

James Barr White, American lawyer, real estate investor. Bar: Massachusetts 1965.

Background

  • White, James Barr was born on June 13, 1941 in Haverhill, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Ned and Shirlee (Euster) White.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Tufts University, 1962. Bachelor of Laws, Columbia University, 1965. Master of Public Administration, Harvard University, 1988.

    Career

    • Associate Goulston & Storrs, Boston, 1965—1971, partner, 1971—1974, Palmer & Dodge, Boston, 1974—1989. President ELAW Corporation, Concord, since 1992. Member advisory committee Massachusetts Institute of Technology Center for Real Estate Development, Cambridge, 1987—1989.

      Director National Realty Committee, Washington, 1987—1989.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Massachusetts 1965.

    Membership

    Chairman, member Town of Wayland Planning Board, Massachusetts, 1974-1978. Member Route 128 Area Committee, Lincoln, Massachusetts, 1985-1987. Member Town of Lincoln Planning Board, 1991-2001, Town of Lincoln History District Commission, 1992-2001.

    Board overseers New England Conservatory, 1995-1998. Chairman, board governors Quansoo Beach Association, Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts, 1998—2010. Director Boston History Center and Museum, Inc., since 1999, president, 2000-2004, president emeritus, since 2004, treasurer, since 2007.

    Member of Bostonian Society (board directors 1990—2002), Handel and Haydn Society (governor 1985-1990, overseer 1990-1994).

    Personality

    Interests

    Piano.

    Connections

    • Married Carol Klein, June 23, 1963. Children: Michael Andrew, Laurie Alison, Elizabeth Ellen.
    • father: Ned White
    • mother: Shirlee (Euster) White
    • spouse: Carol Klein
    • children: Michael Andrew White
    • Laurie Alison White
    • Elizabeth Ellen White
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    Nationality
    • 1962
      Tufts University
    • 1965
      Columbia University
    • 1988
      Harvard University
    • 1965 - 1971
      Associate, Goulston & Storrs
      Boston, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1974 - 1989
      Associate, Goulston & Storrs
      Boston, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1992
      president, ELAW Corporation
      Concord, North Carolina, United States