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Lawrence Henry Framme, III

Lawrence Henry Framme, III, American lawyer. Bar: Virginia 1974, United States District Court Virginia 1974, United States Court Appeals (4th circuit) 1974. Named Alumni of Year, Leadership Metro Richmond, 1990; recipient Legal award, Housing Oppprtunites Made Equal, Richmond, 1983.


  • III, Lawrence Henry Framme, was born on October 8, 1949 in Louisville. Son of Lawrence Henry and Margaret Gertrude (Hayes) Framme.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Centre College, 1971. Juris Doctor cum laude, Washington and Lee University, 1974.


    • Associate McGuire, Woods & Battle, Richmond, 1974—1981, Lacy & Baliles, 1981—1982. Member firm, director Mezzullo, McCandlish & Framme, 1982—1990. Secretary economic development governor's cabinet Commonwealth Virginia, 1990—1992.

      Chairman Virginians for Progress Foundation, 1992. Vice president LeClair, Ryan, Joynes, Epps & Framme, 1992—1995. Principal Framme Law Firm, since 1995.

      Co-chairman governor's advisory council Workforce 2000, 1990—1991.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Virginia 1974, United States District Court Virginia 1974, United States Court Appeals (4th circuit) 1974.


    Denomination: Roman Catholic


    Member Virginia State Board CCs, 1987—1990, chairman, 1989—1990, Dem Party Virginia, 1986—1990, 2001—2003. Board visitors Virginia Commonwealth University, 1992—1996. Board directors Downtown Young Men’s Christian Association, 1986—1995.

    Board directors, secretary Virginia Biotechnology Research Park Authority, 1991—1992, 1993—1995, 2002—2004, Virginia Biotechnology Research Park Corporation, 1994—2002, Leadership Metro Richmond, 1991—1994. Board directors, leagal advisor Richmond Urban League, 1985—1986. Board directors Metro Richmond Young Men’s Christian Association, 1995—2000.

    Policy board member Virginia Tech Bioinformatics Centers, 2001—2009. Member of VSB, American Bar Association, Richmond Bar Association, Virginia Bar. Association, Omicron Delta Kappa.


    • Married Frances Claire Schwacke, December 27, 1969. Children: Jessica Marie, Lawrence Henry IV, Benjamin Hayes.
    • father: Lawrence Henry Framme
    • mother: Margaret Gertrude (Hayes) Framme
    • spouse: Frances Claire Schwacke
    • children: Jessica Marie III
    • Lawrence Henry IV III
    • Benjamin Hayes III
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    Born October 8, 1949
    (age 68)