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Mason Walsh

Mason Walsh, American lawyer. Bar: Pennsylvania 1961, District of Columbia 1970.

Background

  • Walsh, Mason was born on October 23, 1935 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Mason and Alice Elizabeth (Breneman) Walsh.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, 1957. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard University, 1960.

    Career

    • Associate, partner firm Reed, Smith, Shaw & McClay, Pittsburgh, 1960-1967. With T. Mellon & Sons, 1967-1971. Senior vice president, general counsel Richard K. Mellon & Sons, since 1971.

      Trustee Richard King Mellon Foundation, Ramakrishna Mellon Family Foundation, Richard King Mellon Charitable Trusts.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Pennsylvania 1961, District of Columbia 1970.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member Pennsylvania State University Alumni Council, 1977-1980. Trustee Valley School of Ligonier, Pennsylvania, Western Pennsylvania Conservancy, Pittsburgh. Vice president, trustee Children's Hospital.

    Chairman, trustee Nature Conservancy, Washington., 1976-1986. Trustee Coastal Land Trust, Alabama, American Farmland Trust, Wildlife Wildlands Institute, Montana. Member National Strategic Minerals and Materials Policy Advisory Committee, Washington.

    Served with United States Army Reserve, 1961. Member American Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association, Allegheny County Bar Association, American Law Institute, Tau Beta Pi, Phi Eta Sigma, Phi Lambda Upsilon, Sigma Tau, Sigma Alpha Epsilon. Clubs: Harvard-Yale-Princeton (Pittsburgh), Duquesne (Pittsburgh).

    Rolling Rock (board governors), Laurel Valley Golf (board governors, Ligonier). University (New York City). Metropolitan (Washington).

    Connections

    • Married Carole Henderson Krick, December 23, 1961 (divorced 1980). Children: Richard S., Constance. Married Marigil Moran, 1982.
    • father: Mason Walsh
    • mother: Alice Elizabeth (Breneman) Walsh
    • spouses: Carole Henderson Krick
    • Marigil Moran
    • children: Richard S. Walsh
    • Constance Walsh
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