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George James Terwilliger, III

George James Terwilliger, III, American lawyer, former federal agency administrator. Named one of The 100 Most Influential Lawyers, The National Law Journal, 2006; recipient Burton award for Outstanding Legal Writing, 2009. Member American Bar Association, Vermont Bar Association, District of Columbia Bar Association, Republican National Lawyers Association (president 1994-1995).

Background

  • III, George James Terwilliger, was born on June 5, 1950 in New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States. Son of George James Junior and Ruth Nancy (Mellilo) T.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Communications, Seton Hall University, 1973. Juris Doctor, Antioch Law School, 1978.

    Career

    • Assistant United States attorney District of Columbia United States Department Justice, Washington, 1978-1981, assistant United States attorney Vt Burlington, Vermont, 1981-1986, United States attorney, 1986-1991, deputy attorney general Washington, 1992-1993. Partner McGuire, Woods, Battle & Boothe LLP, 1993—2000, White & Case LLP, Washington, since 2000. Co-founder Americans for a Better Country, since 2003.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: District of Columbia 1978, United States District Court District of Columbia, 1979, United States Court Appeals (District of Columbia circuit) 1979, United States District Court (southern district) Florida 1980, United States District Court Vermont 1981, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1982, Vermont 1983, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1992, United States Court Appeals (4th circuit) 1993.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Congregationalist

    Membership

    Member American Bar Association, Vermont Bar Association, District of Columbia Bar Association, Republican National Lawyers Association (president 1994-1995).

    Personality

    Interests

    Skiing, tennis, fishing.

    Connections

    • Married Carol Anne Hitchings, December 18, 1976. Children: Sarah Katherine, George Zachary Grant, Virginia.
    • father: George James T. Junior
    • mother: Ruth Nancy (Mellilo) T.
    • spouse: Carol Anne Hitchings
    • children: Sarah Katherine III
    • George Zachary Grant III
    • Virginia III
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