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Douglas Edgar Whitney, Sr.

Douglas Edgar Whitney, Sr. was American lawyer. Bar: New York 1965, Massachusetts 1970, Delaware 1973, United States District Court (southern district) New York 1966, United States District Court Massachusetts 1969, United States District Court Delaware 1973, United States Court Appeals (federal, 1st, 2d and 3d circuits), Supreme Court of the United States Court 1972.

Background

  • Sr., Douglas Edgar Whitney, was born on May 1, 1939 in Malden, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Edgar Gordon and Jennie (Johnson) Whitney.

  • Education

    • BChem. Engineering, Cornell University, 1962. Juris Doctor, Columbia University, 1965.

    Career

    • Patent agent Mobil Oil Corporation, New York City, 1963-1965. Associate Davis, Hoxie, Faithfull & Hapgood, 1965-1969. Partner Russell & Nields, Boston, 1969-1972, Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell, Wilmington, Delaware, 1972—2004, retired, 2004.

      Board directors United States Orienteering Federation, St. Louis, 1981-1984, Technology Properties, Inc., Fort Worth, 1992-2000.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York 1965, Massachusetts 1970, Delaware 1973, United States District Court (southern district) New York 1966, United States District Court Massachusetts 1969, United States District Court Delaware 1973, United States Court Appeals (federal, 1st, 2d and 3d circuits), Supreme Court of the United States Court 1972.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Congregationalist

    Membership

    Member American Bar Association, American Intellectual Property Association, Delaware Bar Association.

    Connections

    • Married Carol Annette Moore, July 31, 1965 (divorced 1994). Children: Douglas Junior, James A., Charles B. Married Helleke Nieterink, May 11, 1996.
    • father: Edgar Gordon Whitney
    • mother: Jennie (Johnson) Whitney
    • spouses: Carol Annette Moore
    • Helleke Nieterink
    • children: Douglas Junior Sr.
    • James A. Sr.
    • Charles B. Sr.
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