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George Joseph Wade

George Joseph Wade, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1963, Supreme Court of the United States Court, United States District Court (southern and eastern districts) New York, United States District Court (western and northern districts) Texas, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea, 3d, 5th, 6th, 11th circuit).

Background

  • Wade, George Joseph was born on March 3, 1938 in New York City. Son of George J. and Catherine V. (Sweeney) Wade.

  • Education

    • AB, Fordham College, 1959. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard University, 1962.

    Career

    • Associate Cravath, Swaine & Moore, New York City, 1963-1970, Shearman & Sterling, New York City, 1970-1972, partner, since 1972.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York 1963, Supreme Court of the United States Court, United States District Court (southern and eastern districts) New York, United States District Court (western and northern districts) Texas, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea, 3d, 5th, 6th, 11th circuit).

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Vestryman St. James Episcopal Church, New York City, 1984-1990. Chancellor Episcopal Diocese of New York, since 1992. Board directors The Big Apple Circus, Ltd., 1977-1994, president, 1987-1990.

    Board directors Lamb's Theatre Company, New York City, 1984-1987. Member American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, Association of Bar of City of New York, Union Club, West Side Tennis (governor 1982-1992).

    Connections

    • Married Gwendolen Belmont Livermore, June 27, 1964. Children: Barbara Caroline, George J.
    • father: George J. Wade
    • mother: Catherine V. (Sweeney) Wade
    • spouse: Gwendolen Belmont Livermore
    • children: Barbara Caroline Wade
    • George J. Wade
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