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Jonathan Dewey Blake

Jonathan Dewey Blake, American lawyer. Bar: District of Columbia 1965, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1973, United States District Court District of Columbia 1965, United States District Court Maryland 1985, United States Court Appeals (District of Columbia circuit) 1965, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1973. Rhodes scholar, 1960; recipient Gordon Brown prize, 1959.

Background

  • Blake, Jonathan Dewey was born on June 14, 1938 in Long Branch, New Jersey, United States. Son of Edgar Bond and Haven (Johnstone) Blake.

  • Education

    • Bachelor magna cum laude, Yale University, 1960. Bachelor of Laws cum laude, Yale University, 1964. Bachelor, Master of Arts, Oxford University, England, 1962.

    Career

    • Associate Covington & Burling, Washington, 1964-1972, partner, since 1972, chairman management committee, 1996—2002. Teacher Howard University, Washington, 1965-1970, University Virginia, Charlottesville, 1965-1970.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: District of Columbia 1965, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1973, United States District Court District of Columbia 1965, United States District Court Maryland 1985, United States Court Appeals (District of Columbia circuit) 1965, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1973.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Executive committee, board director Deerfield Academy, Massachusetts, 1980—1985. Member American Bar Association (chair international telecommunications committee 1993-2000), Federal Communications Bar Association (president 1980-1985).

    Connections

    • Married Prudence Anne Rowsell, December 22, 1964 (divorced June 1977). Children: Juliet Haven, Deborah Anne, Susanna Rowsell. Married Elizabeth L. Shriver, December 9, 1977.

      Children: Jonathan Shriver-Blake, Molly Shriver-Blake.
    • father: Edgar Bond Blake
    • mother: Haven (Johnstone) Blake
    • spouses: Prudence Anne Rowsell
    • Elizabeth L. Shriver
    • children: Juliet Haven Blake
    • Deborah Anne Blake
    • Susanna Rowsell Blake
    • Jonathan Shriver-Blake
    • Molly Shriver-Blake
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