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Wendy Nelson Munyon

Wendy Nelson Munyon, American lawyer. Bar: Georgia 1976, District of Columbia 1978, Iowa 1983.


  • Munyon, Wendy Nelson was born on January 13, 1949 in Montclair, New Jersey, United States. Daughter of George Peter and Mary Louise (Dodd) Nelson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Wellesley College, 1970. Juris Doctor, Emory University, 1975. Master of Laws, Emory University, 1976.


    • Law clerk to Honorary C.A. Moye, United States District Court, Atlanta, 1976-1978. Associate Jones, Day, Reavis & Pogue, Washington, 1978-1979, Crowell & Moring, Washington, 1979-1982. Counsel Grinnell (Iowa) Mutual Reins.

      Company, 1983-1988, assistant general counsel, 1988—1992, since 2002.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Georgia 1976, District of Columbia 1978, Iowa 1983.


    Board directors Grinnell League of Women Voters, 1982-1985. Member Grinnell-Newburg Board Education, 1985-1992, 98-2000. Member Grinnell Community Chorus.

    Member American Bar Association, Iowa Bar Association, Iowa Defense Counsel Association (board directors since 1994), Iowa Insurance Guaranty Association (chairman 1993-2000), Iowa Claims Executives Association (president 1999).



    Singing, tennis, bicycling.


    • Married Paul G. Munyon, June 12, 1971. Children: Charles, Peter.
    • father: George Peter Nelson
    • mother: Mary Louise (Dodd) Nelson
    • spouse: Paul G. Munyon
    • children: Charles Munyon
    • Peter Munyon
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    Born January 13, 1949
    (age 68)