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John Chestnut Taylor, III

John Chestnut Taylor, III, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1950, District of Columbia 1972.


  • III, John Chestnut Taylor, was born on January 7, 1928 in New York City. Son of John Chestnut and Jean Elizabeth (Willis) T.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Princeton University, 1947. Bachelor of Laws, Yale University, 1950.


    • Associate Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, New York City, 1950, 52-60, partner, 1961-1985, 87-91, of counsel, 1986-1987, 92—. Executive vice president, director AEA Investors Inc., 1985-1986, president, 1986-1987.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York 1950, District of Columbia 1972.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Board directors AFS Intercultural Programs, Incorporated, New York York City, 1972-1980, trustee, 1973-1979, chairman, 1975-1979. Trustee Carnegie Corporation New York, New York City, 1975-1984, chairman, 1979-1984. Trustee, member executive committee Devereux Foundation, 1992-2003, vice chairman, 1994-2003.

    Served to captain Judge Advocate General Corps, Army of the United States, 1950-1952. Member Association of Bar of City of New York, Order of Coif, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Delta Phi.


    • Married Dolores Yvonne Sunstrom, November 17, 1950. Children: Jane Willis, John Sunstrom, Anne Holliday.
    • father: John Chestnut T.
    • mother: Jean Elizabeth (Willis) T.
    • spouse: Dolores Yvonne Sunstrom
    • children: Jane Willis III
    • John Sunstrom III
    • Anne Holliday III
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    Born January 7, 1928