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James Stirling Welch, Sr.

James Stirling Welch, Sr., American lawyer. Bar: Kentucky 1956, New York 1957, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1967.


  • Sr., James Stirling Welch, was born on November 19, 1929 in Louisville. Son of James Whitcomb and Louise (Stirling) W.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University of Virginia, 1951;Bachelor of Laws, University of Virginia, 1956.


    • Associate, Shearman & Sterling, New York City, 1956-1959;partner, Ogden, Sturgill & Welch, Louisville, since 1959. Board directors Brown-Forman Corporation, Louisville, American Printing House for Blind, Louisville, Hilliard Lyons Trust Company, Louisville.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Trustee Bellarmine College, Louisville, since 1986. Chairman Kentucky Opera, Louisville, since 1990. Board directors Fund for the Arts, Louisville, since 1976.

    Board governors J. B. Speed Art Museum, Louisville, since 1976. With United States Army, 1951-1953l. Member American Bar Association, American Judicature Society, Kentucky Bar Association.


    • Married Jane Feltus, April 27, 1957. Children: James Stirling Junior, Lucy B., Elizabeth S.
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    Born November 19, 1929
    Died March 12, 2006
    (aged 76)