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John Holliday Kennett

John Holliday Kennett, American lawyer. Bar: Virginia 1953, United States Supreme Court 1960. Named Boss of Year, Roanoke Valley Legal Secretaries Association, 1980. Member of American Bar Association, Roanoke Estate Planning Council (president 1961), Roanoke Bar Association, Virginia Bar Association, Roanoke Country.

Background

  • Kennett, John Holliday was born on June 28, 1929 in Atlanta. Son of John Holliday and Alice Bruyere (Work) Kennett.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 1951. Bachelor of Laws, University Virginia, 1954.

    Career

    • With Kennett & Kennett, Certified Public Accountants, 1954. Associate Holman Willis, Junior, Roanoke, Virginia, 1954—1961. Private practice, from 1961.

      Instructor commercial law Virginia Southern College, Roanoke, 1961—1967. Director various corporations.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Virginia 1953, United States Supreme Court 1960.

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Member of American Bar Association, Roanoke Estate Planning Council (president 1961), Roanoke Bar Association, Virginia Bar Association, Roanoke Country.

    Connections

    • Married Barbara Miller, August 13, 1965. Children: Elizabeth B., Leigh H.
    • father: John Holliday Kennett
    • mother: Alice Bruyere (Work) Kennett
    • spouse: Barbara Miller
    • children: Elizabeth B. Kennett
    • Leigh H. Kennett
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    Born June 28, 1929
    Died July 11, 2006
    (aged 77)
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