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Carolyn Jean Purnell

Carolyn Jean Purnell, American lawyer. Bar: Washington 1972. Member of Delta Sigma Theta, Seattle-King County Bar Association, Washington Bar Association.

Background

  • Purnell, Carolyn Jean was born on August 16, 1939 in Memphis, Tennessee, United States. Daughter of James Clarence and Mardine (Taylor) Purnell.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Washington, Seattle, 1961. Juris Doctor, 1971.

    Career

    • Deputy prosecuting attorney King County, Seattle, 1972—1974. Legal counsel to mayor, 1974—1977. Attorney Weyerhaeuser Company, Tacoma, since 1977.

      Director purchasing, since 1981. Chief council Metro Legal Superior vena cava syndrome Division, 1990. Deputy director Metro, 1993.

      Deputy executive, metro executive director, deputy county executive King County, 1994. Legal officer Weyerhaeuser Foundation. Delegate American Assembly Law, Palo Alto, California, 1981.

      Vice president Housing Development Corporation, since 1977. Loaned executive Washington Roundtable and Pacific Celebration '89, since 1986.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Washington 1972.

    Membership

    Member of Delta Sigma Theta, Seattle-King County Bar Association, Washington Bar Association.

    Connections

    • Children: Mardine, Monica.
    • father: James Clarence Purnell
    • mother: Mardine (Taylor) Purnell
    • children: Mardine Purnell
    • Monica Purnell
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    Born August 16, 1939
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