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Donald Raymond Stone

Donald Raymond Stone, American lawyer. Bar: Minnesota 1963, District of Columbia 1987, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1987.


  • Stone, Donald Raymond was born on March 6, 1938 in Madison, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Donald Meredith and June Dorothy (Graffenberger) Stone.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Physics, University Wisconsin, 1960. Juris Doctor, University Wisconsin, 1963.


    • Patent attorney Honeywell, Inc., Minneapolis, 1963-1966. Patent attorney firm Burd, MacEachron, Braddock, Bartz & Schwartz, 1966-1968. With Medtronic, Inc., 1968-1987, vice president, then senior vice president product assurance and regulation, 1973-1977, senior vice president, secretary, general counsel, 1977-1980, senior vice president, 1980-1985, vice president, 1985-1987.

      Partner, member Burditt, Bowles & Radzius, Chartered, Washington, 1987-1990. Partner McKenna & Cuneo, Limited liability partnership, 1990-2001, Kirkpatrick & Lockhart LLP, Washington, 2001—2003, of counsel, 2003. Retired, 2003

      Conductor seminars, since 1974.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Minnesota 1963, District of Columbia 1987, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1987.


    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


    Denomination: Episcopalian


    Board directors, 1st vice president East Side Neighborhood Services, Inc., Minneapolis, 1976-1980. Board directors Guthrie Theater Foundation, 1979-1985. Member allocations committee United Way Minneapolis, 1979-1986, chairman allocations committee, 1985, board directors 1985-1986.

    Member Citizens League of Twin Cities, 1965-1986. Member American Bar Association, District of Columbia Bar Association, Federal Bar Association, Hennepin County Bar Association, American Society Quality, American Intellectual Property Law Association, Advanced Medical Technology Association (past chairman legal and regulatory section, standard section, 1975-1987), National Electrical Manufacturers Association (past chairman medical electronics section, 1970-1976), Minnesota State Bar Association, Minnesota Intellectual Property Law Association (past secretary), Minnesota Corporation Counsel Association, Order of Coif, Phi Delta Phi, Kappa Sigma.


    • Married Dorothy Tetzlaff, June 23, 1962. Children: Randall, Brian.
    • father: Donald Meredith Stone
    • mother: June Dorothy (Graffenberger) Stone
    • spouse: Dorothy Tetzlaff
    • children: Randall Stone
    • Brian Stone
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