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Joseph Rutledge Young

Joseph Rutledge Young, lawyer. Bar: South Carolina 1968, United States District Court (southern district) South Carolina 1968, United States Court Appeals (4th circuit) 1972. Decorated Bronze Star.

Background

  • Young, Joseph Rutledge was born on March 28, 1943. Son of Joseph Rutledge and Elizabeth Evans (Jenkins) Young.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in History, University Virginia, 1965. Bachelor of Laws, University Virginia, 1968.

    Career

    • Associate Young, Clement, Rivers & Tisdale, Charleston, 1970—1975, partner, 1975—1999, managing partner, 1999—2001. President Center R.R. of South Carolina, since 1988. Board directors Branch Bank and Trust Company of South Carolina.

      Captain United States Army, 1968-1970, Vietnam.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: South Carolina 1968, United States District Court (southern district) South Carolina 1968, United States Court Appeals (4th circuit) 1972.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member Charleston City Council, 1975—1980. Vice president History Charleston Foundation, 1993—1995, president, 1996—1998. Trustee Middleton Place Foundation, since 1987, Charleston Day School, 1985—1991.

    Fellow: American College Trial Lawyers. Member: Supreme Court of the United States Court History Society (state chairman), St. George's Society, St. Andrews Society, Federation Insurance and Corporation Counsel, American Board Trial Advocates (diplomate), South Carolina Bar Association (chairman continuing legal education 1982-1984, board governors 1984-1988, secretary 1991, treasurer 1992-1993, president-elect 1993-1994, president 1994-1995, executive committee board commissioners on grievances and discipline 1983-1986), Preservation Society, Yeamans Hall Club, Farmington Country Club, Carolina Yacht Club.

    Connections

    • Married Kathleen Baldwin, August 10, 1968. Children: Joseph Rutledge, Simons Waring.
    • father: Joseph Rutledge Young
    • mother: Elizabeth Evans (Jenkins) Young
    • spouse: Kathleen Baldwin
    • children: Joseph Rutledge Young
    • Simons Waring Young
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    Born March 28, 1943
    (age 74)

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