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Sherwin J. Markman

Sherwin J. Markman, American lawyer. Bar: Iowa 1952, District of Columbia 1968. Chairman Planning and Zoning Commission, Des Moines, 1963-1965; capaign manager Harold Hughes for Governor, Des Moines, 1964; floor manager Senator Muskie Presidential Campaign, Washington, 1972. Member American Bar Association, City Club, Eastport Yacht Club.

Background

  • Markman, Sherwin J. was born on January 19, 1929 in Des Moines. Son of Morris and Dorothy (Caspe) Markman.

  • Education

    • University of Iowa (Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, 1949). Yale University (Bachelor of Laws, 1952. Winner, Munson Prize, 1951).

    Career

    • Worked at Hogan & Hartson L.L.P. (Washington, DC) specializing in Litigation (Civil, Criminal, Commercial, Appellate). Admitted to the bar, 1952, Iowa. 1968, District of Columbia.

      Phi Beta Kappa; Omicron Delta Kappa. Delta Sigma Rho; Phi Alpha Delta. Author: The Election, Random House, Inc., 1970.

      USSR, 1988. Assistant to the President of the United States, 1966-1968. Member: District of Columbia Bar. American Bar Association.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Chairman Planning and Zoning Commission, Des Moines, 1963-1965. Capaign manager Harold Hughes for Governor, Des Moines, 1964. Floor manager Senator Muskie Presidential Campaign, Washington, 1972.

    Member American Bar Association, City Club, Eastport Yacht Club.

    Personality

    Interests

    Avocations: sailing, skiing, writing.

    Connections

    • Married Kathryn Ann Weaver, June 8, 1980. Children from previous marriage: Stephen Madison, Nicole Mari, Stacy Lynn.
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    Born January 19, 1929