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Don Hugh Sherwood

Don Hugh Sherwood, American lawyer. Bar: Colorado, Supreme Court of the United States Court.


  • Sherwood, Don Hugh was born on December 19, 1935 in Lincoln, Nebraska, United States. Son of Hugh Lucius and Alice May (Stoner) Sherwood.

  • Education

    • Student, University Idaho, 1956. Student, University Minnesota, 1958. Bachelor of Science, University Nebraska, 1960.

      Juris Doctor cum laude, University Nebraska, 1961.


    • Associate Sherman & Howard, Denver, 1961-1965, 67-69, partner, 1969-1991. Executive director Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation, Boulder, Colorado, 1965-1967, trustee, since 1968, president, 1974-1975. Director Parrel, Mauro, Hultin & Spaanstra, Professional Corporation, Denver, since 1992.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Colorado, Supreme Court of the United States Court.


    • Contributor articles to professional publications.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Member Colorado multiple-use advisory board United States Bureau Land Management, 1968-1977. Member national public lands advisory board United States Department Interior, 1979-1981. Member American Bar Association, Denver Bar Association, Colorado Bar Association (chairman mineral law section 1969-1970), Society Mining Metallurgical and Exploration Engineers of American Institute of Mining, Order of Coif, Theta Xi, Phi Delta Phi.

    Clubs: Denver Petroleum. Grand Lake Yacht (Colorado).


    • Married Connie Lou Knochenmuss, July 6, 1958. Children: Lansdon Hugh, Laurie Jean, Dan Jay, Ann Marie.
    • father: Hugh Lucius Sherwood
    • mother: Alice May (Stoner) Sherwood
    • spouse: Connie Lou Knochenmuss
    • children: Lansdon Hugh Sherwood
    • Laurie Jean Sherwood
    • Dan Jay Sherwood
    • Ann Marie Sherwood
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    Born December 19, 1935