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David Frederick Johnston

David Frederick Johnston, American lawyer. Bar: California 1972, Oregon 1973, United States Court Military Appeals 1974, United States Supreme Court 1983.

Background

  • Johnston, David Frederick was born on September 9, 1943 in Tiffin, Ohio, United States. Son of Frederick Walter and Aleta Marguerite (Ruehle) Johnston.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Chemistry, Oregon State University, 1965. Juris Doctor, Golden Gate University, 1971.

    Career

    • Commissioned officer United States Coast Guard, 1965. Sea duty United States Coast Guard Cutter Magnolia, 1966-1967. Staff attorney United States Coast Guard, 1971-1979.

      Department chief United States Coast Guard Marine Safety Office, Norfolk, Virginia, 1979-1982. Appeal decision supervisor United States Coast Guard Headquarters, Washington, 1982-1985. Private practice Portland, Oregon, 1985-1986.

      Workers compensation insurance EBI Insurance, 1986-1995.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: California 1972, Oregon 1973, United States Court Military Appeals 1974, United States Supreme Court 1983.

    Works

    • Author: Suspension and Revocation of Mariner's Licenses, Certificates and Documents, 1984.

    Membership

    Committee chairman Clermont School, Fairfax County, Virginia, 1983, board co-chair, 1996—1999, Collins View Neighborhood Association, Portland, 1999—2010, land use co chair. Elder Presbyterian Church, Green Acres Church, Portsmouth, Virginia, 1979, Multnomah Church, Portland, 1986, St. Andrews Church, Portland, 2004. Member of Oregon State Bar, Phi Lambda Upsilon, Phi Kappa Phi.

    Connections

    • Married Ona Lee Graham, June 18, 1966. Children: Matthew, Rebecca, Elisabeth, Benjamin.
    • father: Frederick Walter Johnston
    • mother: Aleta Marguerite (Ruehle) Johnston
    • spouse: Ona Lee Graham
    • children: Matthew Johnston
    • Rebecca Johnston
    • Elisabeth Johnston
    • Benjamin Johnston
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    Born September 9, 1943
    (age 74)
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