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Wayne Gordon Popham

Wayne G. Popham, American lawyer, specializing in the field of Environmental, Intellectual Property, Business Litigation. Member of Hinshaw & Culbertson.

Background

  • Popham, Wayne Gordon was born on October 23, 1929 in Florence, South Dakota, United States. Son of Samuel Russell and Vera (Monahan) Popham.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Minnesota, 1951. Bachelor of Laws, University Minnesota, 1953.

    Career

    • Worked at Hinshaw & Culbertson (Minneapolis, Minnesota) specializing in Environmental, Intellectual Property, Business Litigation. Admitted to the bar, 1953, Minnesota. 1958, United States. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit.

      1965, United States. Supreme Court. Member, Minnesota Law Review, 1952-1953.

    Politics

    The commitment of individual Christians to work for social and political change should be recognized as a fully legitimate form of Christian discipleship.

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    The life with Christ has nothing to do with being in a "church" atmosphere for all eternity. God’s salvation involves far more. He is planning to make his children productive, creative, useful, and supremely happy, within an environment of spiritual perfection, health, peace, and love.

    Views

    Every Church member should be seeking in various ways to renew and expand the opportunities for Christian conversation about the things that matter.

    Membership

    Member Commission on Minnesota's Future, 1974-1977. Trustee Minneapolis Society Fine Arts, 1975-1985. Served with Army of the United States, 1953-1955.

    Member American, Minnesota, Hennepin County bar associations, American Judicature Society, Minnesota State Chamber of C.(director 1982-1988), Minneapolis Chamber of Commerce (vice chairman, director 1978-1984, 85-87), Citizens League (president 1978-1979, board directors 1988-1991). Clubs: Minneapolis, Minikahda.

    Connections

    • Married Joan Marian Nelson, December 10, 1955. Children: Todd Gordon, Kathryn Elizabeth, Geoffrey Nelson, Stephanie Ann, John William.
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