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Henry Hanna McVey, III

Henry Hanna McVey, III was American lawyer. Bar: Virginia 1960, United States District Court (eastern district) Virginia 1960, United States Court Appeals (4th circuit) 1965, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1970, certified: Hampden Sydney College (honary doctoral law) 2008.

Background

  • III, Henry Hanna McVey, was born on August 12, 1935 in Richmond, Virginia, United States. Son of Henry Hanna Junior and Eva Lawson (Jennings) McVey.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Bachelor magna cum laude, Hampden-Sydney College, Virginia, 1957. Doctor of Laws (honorary), Hampden-Sydney College, Virginia, 2008. Bachelor of Laws, University Virginia, Charlottesville, 1960.

    Career

    • Associate Battle, Neal, Harris, Minor & Williams, Richmond, 1960-1966. Partner McGuireWoods LLP and predecessor firms, 1966—1999. Retired, 1999

      Member advisory group under Civil Justice Reform Act of 1990 United States District Court (eastern district) Virginia.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Virginia 1960, United States District Court (eastern district) Virginia 1960, United States Court Appeals (4th circuit) 1965, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1970, certified: Hampden Sydney College (honary doctoral law) 2008.

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Trustee Hampden-Sydney College, 1989—1994, 1995—2001, vice chair, 2001—2003, chair board trustees, 2003—2008. Member Commission on Architectural Review City of Richmond, 1985—1995. Member Planning Commission Gloucester County, since 2001, vice chairman, 2006.

    Board directors Richmond Symphony, 1977—1986, 1987—1999, vice president, 1979—1981, executive vice president, 1981—1983, president, 1983—1985, chairman board directors, 1985—1987, president Symphony Council, 1999—2001. Board directors Carpenter Center for Performing Arts, 1982—1989, Rosewell Foundation, 1999—2004, president, 2001—2002, vice president, 2002—2003. Fellow: American Bar Foundation, American College Trial Lawyers.

    Member: Virginia Bar Association, Virginia Association Defense Attorneys (vice president 1981-1983, treasurer 1983-1984, president-elect 1984-1985, president 1985-1986), Ware River Yacht Club (board directors 2000-2005).

    Connections

    • Married Reba Jean Robinson, December 12, 1964. Children: Margaret Anne McVey Singleton, Lewis Lawson, Ian Douglas.
    • father: Henry Hanna McVey Junior
    • mother: Eva Lawson (Jennings) McVey
    • spouse: Reba Jean Robinson
    • children: Margaret Anne McVey Singleton III
    • Lewis Lawson III
    • Ian Douglas III
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    Born August 12, 1935
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