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Algernon Sidney Holderness

Algernon Sidney Holderness, American lawyer. Bar: New York Bar 1964, United States District Court (southern and eastern districts) New York 1966, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1966.

Background

  • Holderness, Algernon Sidney was born on March 31, 1938 in Wilmington, Delaware, United States.

  • Education

    • Bachelor magna cum laude, Yale University, 1959. Bachelor of Laws cum laude, Yale University, 1962.

    Career

    • Law clerk United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit), 1962-1963. Associate firm Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy, New York City, 1964-1972, partner, 1973-1993, Andrews & Kurth Limited liability partnership, Houston, since 1994.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York Bar 1964, United States District Court (southern and eastern districts) New York 1966, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1966.

    Works

    Membership

    Chairman board managers Brooklyn Center branch Young Men’s Christian Association Greater New York, 1980-1985, member executive committee board directors, 1982-1995, chairman executive committee 1988-1990. Board governors Brooklyn Heights Association, 1979-1988. Member Northeast regional board Young Men’s Christian Association of United States of America, 1982-1983, member east field committee, 1983-1998, member national board, 1984-1989, executive committee, 1985-1989.

    Member American Bar Association (business law section legal opinion committee, meetings committee), New York State Bar Association, Association of Bar of City of New York, American College Investment Counsel (past trustee, president 1989-1990), American Law Institute, New York County Lawyers Association (Tri-Bar opinion committee), Downtown Association, Yale Club (New York City), Graduates Club (New Haven), Order of Coif, Phi Beta Kappa.

    Connections

    • Son of Algernon Sidney and Mary Elizabeth (Crockett) H. Divorced; children: Claire Crockett, Julia Simms.
    • father: Algernon Sidney Holderness
    • mother: Mary Elizabeth (Crockett) Holderness
    • children: Claire Crockett Holderness
    • Julia Simms Holderness
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