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Wirt Peebles Marks, III

Wirt Peebles Marks III, American Lawyer ( law: pract. & administration)lawyer. Decorated PurpleHeart. Served to Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1952-1954; Member Westchester Fairfield Corporation Counsel Association (chairman Securities and Exchange Commission-finance committee 1984-1985), American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, Bar Association New York City, Virginia BarAssn.

Background

  • III, Wirt Peebles Marks was born on September 29, 1929 in Richmond, Virginia, United States. Son of Wirt Peebles and Grace (Shepherd) M., Junior.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in History, University Virginia, Charlottesville, 1951. Juris Doctor in History, University Virginia, Charlottesville, 1957.

    Career

    • Bar: Virginia 1957, New York 1961. Partner, Christian, Marks, Scott & Spicer, Richmond, Virginia, 1957-1961, Olwine, Connelly, Chase, O'Donnell & Weyher, New York City, 1961-1978. Assistant general counselCombustion Engineering, Inc., Stamford, Connecticut, 1978-1985.

      Of counsel Contino Ross & Benedict, New York City, since 1986. Trustee, Bruce Museum, Greenwich, Connecticut, since 1982.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Trustee Bruce Museum, Greenwich, Connecticut, since 1982. Member of American Bar Association, Virginia Bar Association, Bar Association New York City, New York State Bar Association, Westchester Fairfield Corporation Counsel Association (chairman Securities and Exchange Commission-finance committee 1984-1985), Farmington (Charlottesville), Union (New York City), Country of Virginia (Richmond), Round Hill (Greenwich).

    Personality

    Interests

    Golf, tennis, swimming, reading.

    Connections

    • Married Maryjane Felvey Marks, July 12, 1958. Children: Wirt Peebles IV, Susan Bradley, Warren Shepherd.
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    Born September 29, 1929