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David Marbury Donaldson

David Marbury Donaldson, American lawyer. Bar: Massachusetts 1965, United States Tax Court 1974.


  • Donaldson, David Marbury was born on April 27, 1938 in Lincoln, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Donald P. and Astrid (Lorentzson) Donaldson.

  • Education

    • AB, Harvard University, 1960. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard University, 1963.


    • Lecturer law University Singapore, 1963-1965. Partner Ropes & Gray, Boston, since 1965. Lecturer Harvard University Extension.

      Director Charrette Corporation, Lemire & Company, Inc.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Massachusetts 1965, United States Tax Court 1974.


    • CliffsNotes Algebra II Quick Review, 2nd Edition
    • Inside the book: Linear Sentences in One Variable Segments, Lines, and Inequalities Linear Sentences in Two Variables Linear Equations in Three Variables Polynomial Arithmetic Factoring Polynomials Rational Expressions Relations and Functions Polynomial Functions Radicals and Complex Numbers Quadratics in One Variable Conic Sections Quadratic Systems Exponential and Logarithmic Functions Sequences and Series Additional Topics Word Problems Review Questions Resource Center Glossary


    Denomination: Unitarian Universalist


    Visiting committee Harvard Law School. Member Planning Board Town of Lincoln, Massachusetts, 1967-1978, moderator Town of Lincoln, since 1978. Board trustees Emerson Hospital, Concord, Massachusetts, Computer Museum, Boston, Radcliffe College, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Outward Bound Hurricane Island School, Rockport, Maine.

    Deacon First Parish Church, Lincoln. Secretary Harvard Class of 1960. Fellow American Bar Foundation, American Bar Association Society Fellows.

    Member National Association College and University Attorneys (board directors 1985-1989, vice president 1990-1991, 1st vice president 1991-1993, president since 1993), American Bar Association, Massachusetts Bar Association, Boston Bar Association (board directors volunteer lawyers project). Clubs: Harvard (Boston).


    • Married Lynn Burrows, August 25, 1962. Children: Sarah, Robert, Rachel.
    • father: Donald P. Donaldson
    • mother: Astrid (Lorentzson) Donaldson
    • spouse: Lynn Burrows
    • children: Sarah Donaldson
    • Robert Donaldson
    • Rachel Donaldson
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