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Elise Brookfield Heinz

Elise Brookfield Heinz, American lawyer, former state legislator. Bar: District of Columbia 1961, Virginia 1969. Member Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National History Park Commission, since 1982. Member American Bar Association, American Law Institute, National Women's Political Caucus.

Background

  • Heinz, Elise Brookfield was born on January 14, 1935 in Plainfield, New Jersey, United States. Daughter of Winfield Bernard and Rachel Edwards (Clarke) Heinz.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Wellesley College, 1955. Bachelor of Laws cum laude, Harvard University, 1961.

    Career

    • Attorney firm Fowler, Leva, Hawes & Symington, Washington, 1961-1964. Individual practice law, 1964-1968, Arlington, Virginia, since 1968. Member Virginia House of Delegates, 1978-1982.

      Adjunct professor Georgetown University Law Center, 1971-1972.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: District of Columbia 1961, Virginia 1969.

    Membership

    Member Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National History Park Commission, since 1982. Member American Bar Association, American Law Institute, National Women's Political Caucus.

    Connections

    • Married James Edwin Clayton, 1961. Children: Jonathan Brown Clayton, David Lake Clayton.
    • father: Winfield Bernard Heinz
    • mother: Rachel Edwards (Clarke) Heinz
    • spouse: James Edwin Clayton
    • children: Jonathan Brown Clayton Heinz
    • David Lake Clayton Heinz
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