logo logo

Edward Francis Donovan

Edward Francis Donovan, American lawyer. Bar: Mississippi 1974, United States District Court (northern and southern districts) Mississippi 1974, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1976.

Background

  • Donovan, Edward Francis was born on November 13, 1949 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Edward Francis Donovan and Catherine Ellen (Burns) Mitchell.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Mathematics, University Mississippi, 1971. Juris Doctor, University Mississippi, 1974.

    Career

    • Private practice, Biloxi, Mississippi, 1974-1976, 88—. Associate Denton & Persons, 1976-1978. Judge pro tempore Biloxi Municipal Court, 1976-1978.

      Assistant prosecuting attorney Harrison County, Biloxi, 1978-1988, county attorney, 1988.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Mississippi 1974, United States District Court (northern and southern districts) Mississippi 1974, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1976.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Board directors Coastal Family Health Center, Biloxi, 1976-1984, 90-92. Member Mississippi Gulf Coast chapter Children's International Summer Villages, 1976-1999. Member Association of Trial Lawyers of America, National District Attorneys Association, Mississippi State Bar, Harrison County Bar Association (president 1995), Gulf Coast Law Institute (board directors 1976-1986, chairman 1978-1979), Biloxi Bay C. of Chamber (board directors 1994-1999), Revelers Carnival Club, Mithras Club.

    Connections

    • Married Alys Virginia Taylor, July 20, 1974. Children: Alyssa Erin, Shannon Laura, John Taylor.
    • father: Edward Francis Donovan Mitchell
    • mother: Catherine Ellen (Burns) Mitchell
    • spouse: Alys Virginia Taylor
    • children: Alyssa Erin Donovan
    • Shannon Laura Donovan
    • John Taylor Donovan
    See on larger map
    Born November 13, 1949
    (age 68)
    Nationality