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Peter Denby

Peter Denby, American lawyer, director. Bar: New York 1957, Pennsylvania 1960.

Background

  • Denby, Peter was born on December 15, 1929 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Charles and Rosamond (Reed) Denby.

  • Education

    • AB, Princeton University, 1951. Juris Doctor, Harvard University, 1954.

    Career

    • Associate Davis Polk & Wardwell, New York City, 1954-1959, Reed Smith Shaw & McClay, Pittsburgh, 1959-1962, partner, 1962-1991. Mayor Borough of Edgeworth, Pennsylvania, 1989-1991.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York 1957, Pennsylvania 1960.

    Membership

    Trustee Pressley Ridge School, Pittsburgh, 1962-1977, president, 1965-1972. Board directors Western Pennsylvania School for Blind Children, 1965-1991, president, 1970-1982. Term trustee Carnegie Institute Fine Arts Committee, Pittsburgh, 1965-1972.

    Trustee Sarah Scaife Foundation, Pitts, 1969-1991, Pittsburgh Plan for Art, 1970-1973. Member executive committee Western Pennsylvania Golf Association, 1976-1991, secretary, 1978-1986, president, 1990-1991. Board directors Pittsburgh Regional Planning Commission, 1971-1991.

    President Pitts Regional Planning Commission, 1974-1991. Member American Bar Association, Allegheny County Bar Association.

    Connections

    • Married Peggy Ann O'Hearn, May 19, 1956. Children: Charles, Peter, Lee Curtis Marshall.
    • father: Charles Denby
    • mother: Rosamond (Reed) Denby
    • spouse: Peggy Ann O'Hearn
    • children: Charles Denby
    • Peter Denby
    • Lee Curtis Marshall Denby
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    Died April 17, 1991
    (aged 61)
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