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William Sydnor Settle

William Sydnor Settle, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1958.


  • Settle, William Sydnor was born on December 27, 1933 in Alberta, Virginia, United States. Son of Robert Bruce and Mabel Anne (Jones) Settle.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Hampden-Sydney College, 1955. Doctor of Laws (honorary), Hampden-Sydney College, 1994. Juris Doctor, University Virginia, 1957.


    • Associate Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, New York City, 1957-1968, partner, 1969-1991, of counsel, since 1992. Chairman board directors Olofsson Company, Landing, Michigan.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York 1958.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Presbyterian


    Trustee Hampden-Sydney College, Virginia, since 1972, chairman, 1980-1994. Trustee The Seeing Eye, Inc., Morristown, New Jersey, since 1984, chairman since 1987. Member Morris County Transportation Board, Morristown, New Jersey, 1975-1979.

    Advisory board Morris Museum, Morristown, 1987-1990. Member American Bar Association, Association of Bar of City of New York, New York State Bar Association, Sky Club. (New York City), Met Golf Association (Mamaroneck, New York, president 1982-1984).


    • Married Stephanie Anne Bauder, September 3, 1955 (divorced August 1965). Married Noel Ruth Alverson, February 6, 1966. Children: Lisa Anne, William Sydnor.
    • father: Robert Bruce Settle
    • mother: Mabel Anne (Jones) Settle
    • spouses: Stephanie Anne Bauder
    • Noel Ruth Alverson
    • children: Lisa Anne Settle
    • William Sydnor Settle
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    Born December 27, 1933