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Wendell Fenton

Wendell Fenton, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1966, Delaware 1971.

Background

  • Fenton, Wendell was born on May 8, 1939 in Yonkers, New York, United States. Son of Martin and Katharine (Douglas) Fenton.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Yale University, 1961. Postgraduate, Oxford University, England, 1962. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard University, 1965.

    Career

    • Associate Debevoise & Plimpton, New York City, 1965-1966, Sullivan & Cromwell, New York City, 1966-1971, Richards, Layton & Finger, Wilmington, Delaware, 1971, partner, since 1972. Supervisor Pennsburg Township, Pennsylvania, since 2006. Chairman Board Supervisors, since 2008.

      Trustee Kalmer Pooled Investment Trust, since 1998. Adjunct professor Widener University School Law, 1993-1994.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York 1966, Delaware 1971.

    Membership

    Secretary, trustee Winston Churchill Foundation United States, New York City, 1970—2007. Trustee Delaware League for Planned Parenthood, Wilmington, 1971-1979, president, 1973-1976, chairman, 1976-1978. Trustee Brandywine Conservancy, Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, since 1972, president, 1976-1978, 81-83, 88—.

    Trustee, president World Affairs Council Wilmington, since 1978. Trustee St. Mark's School, Southborough, Massachusetts, 1990-1993. Member American Bar Association (federal regulation securities since 1979), Delaware Bar Association (corporation law. council 1991-1994).

    Connections

    • Married Jeannie Hobart Woolston, September 9, 1967. Children: Joshua W., Nicholas W., Lewis D.
    • father: Martin Fenton
    • mother: Katharine (Douglas) Fenton
    • spouse: Jeannie Hobart Woolston
    • children: Joshua W. Fenton
    • Nicholas W. Fenton
    • Lewis D. Fenton
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