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William Brooke Pennell

William Brooke Pennell, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1963, United States District Court (southern district) New York 1964, United States District Court (eastern district) New York 1964, United States Court Appeals (2nd circuit) 1966, United States Court Claims 1966, United States Tax Court 1967, United States Supreme Court 1967. Fellow, Salzburg Seminar American Studies, 1965.

Background

  • Pennell, William Brooke was born on October 28, 1935 in Mineral Ridge, Ohio, United States. Son of George Albert and Katherine Nancy (McMeen) Pennell.

  • Education

    • AB, Harvard University, 1957. Bachelor of Laws cum laude, University Pennsylvania, 1961.

    Career

    • Clerk United States District Court, (southern district) New York, New York City, 1961—1962. Associate Shearman & Sterling, 1962—1971, partner, 1971—1991. Recent case editor University Pennsylvania Law Review, 1960—1961.

      With United States Army, 1957.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York 1963, United States District Court (southern district) New York 1964, United States District Court (eastern district) New York 1964, United States Court Appeals (2nd circuit) 1966, United States Court Claims 1966, United States Tax Court 1967, United States Supreme Court 1967.

    Membership

    Board governors Brooklyn Heights Association, 1964—1974, president, 1969—1971. Chairman board Willoughby House Settlement, 1972—1995. Member of Rembrandt Club.

    Connections

    • Married Peggy Polsky, June 17, 1958. Children: Katherine, Thomas Brooke.
    • father: George Albert Pennell
    • mother: Katherine Nancy (McMeen) Pennell
    • spouse: Peggy Polsky
    • children: Katherine Pennell
    • Thomas Brooke Pennell
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    Born October 28, 1935
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