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Peter Palms Thurber

Peter Palms Thurber, American lawyer. Bar: Michigan, 1954. Board directors Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Inc., 1974-1993; trustee Community Foundation for Southeastern Michigan, 1990-2000, Council Michigan Foundations, 1991-2000. With United States Army, 1953-1955. Fellow American Bar Foundation; member Clubs: Country of Detroit (Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan).

Background

  • Thurber, Peter Palms was born on March 23, 1928 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Cleveland and Marie Louise (Palms) Thurber.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Williams College, 1950. Juris Doctor, Harvard University, 1953.

    Career

    • With Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone, Detroit, 1953-1993, of counsel, since 1994. Trustee McGregor Fund, Detroit, 1979-2003.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Michigan, 1954.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Board directors Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Inc., 1974-1993. Trustee Community Foundation for Southeastern Michigan, 1990-2000, Council Michigan Foundations, 1991-2000. With United States Army, 1953-1955.

    Fellow American Bar Foundation. Member Clubs: Country of Detroit (Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan).

    Personality

    Interests

    Reading, travel, sports.

    Connections

    • Married Ellen Bodley Stites, April 16, 1955. Children: Edith Bodley, Jane Chenoweth, Thomas, Sarah Bartlett.
    • father: Cleveland Thurber
    • mother: Marie Louise (Palms) Thurber
    • spouse: Ellen Bodley Stites
    • children: Edith Bodley Thurber
    • Jane Chenoweth Thurber
    • Thomas Thurber
    • Sarah Bartlett Thurber
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    Born March 23, 1928
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