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John Harvey Whitworth

John Harvey Whitworth, American lawyer. Bar: Mississippi 1961, New York 1962, Supreme Court of the United States Ct.1965. Member advisory board National Arboretum, Washington, 1986-1988; member vestry St. Peter's Church at Lithgow, Millbrook, New York, since 1987. Served with United States Army, 1955-1957. Member Southwestern Legal Foundation (trustee since 1986, chairman International and Company Law Center 1984-1985).

Background

  • Whitworth, John Harvey was born on August 13, 1933 in Pontotoc, Mississippi, United States. Son of John Harvey Senior and Clara Gladys (Tudor) Whitworth.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Business Administration, University Mississippi, 1955. Juris Doctor, University Mississippi, 1961. Student, University Delhi, India, 1959.

    Career

    • Associate Dewey Ballantine, New York City, 1961-1969, partner, 1969-1993.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Mississippi 1961, New York 1962, Supreme Court of the United States Ct.1965.

    Works

    • Editor in chief University Mississippi Law Journal, 1961.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member advisory board National Arboretum, Washington, 1986-1988. Member vestry St. Peter's Church at Lithgow, Millbrook, New York, since 1987. Served with United States Army, 1955-1957.

    Member Southwestern Legal Foundation (trustee since 1986, chairman International and Company Law Center 1984-1985). Clubs: Knickerbocker (New York City), Sandanona Hare Hounds (Millbrook, New York ).

    Personality

    Interests

    Landscape gardening, dogs.

    Connections

    • father: John Harvey Senior Whitworth
    • mother: Clara Gladys (Tudor) Whitworth
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