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Denis Allen Hayes

Denis Allen Hayes, American lawyer, educator. Bar: California 1985, United States District Court (northern district) California. Recipient Jefferson medal American Institute for Public Service, 1979; John Muir award Sierra Club, 1985, Certified Outstanding Achievement, American Solar Energy Society, 1985.


  • Hayes, Denis Allen was born on August 29, 1944 in Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Archibald John and Antoinette Jacqueline Hayes.

  • Education

    • Associate of Arts, Clark College, 1964. Bachelor, Stanford University, 1969. Juris Doctor, Stanford University, 1985.


    • Executive director Earth Day, Washington, 1970. Visiting scholar Smithsonian Institution, 1971-1972. Director Illinois State Energy Office, 1974-1975.

      Senior researcher Worldwatch Institute, Washington, 1975-1979. Director Solar Energy Research Institute, Golden, Colorado, 1979-1981. Regents' professor University California-Santa Cruz, 1981-1982.

      Consultant professor civil engineering Stanford University, 1982-1987. Member Cooley, Godward, Castro, Huddleston & Tatum, San Francisco, 1985-1990. Chairman, chief executive officer Green Seal, Palo Alto, California, and Washington, since 1990.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: California 1985, United States District Court (northern district) California.


    • Author: Rays of Hope, 1977.


    Trustee Stanford University, 1971-1972. Chairman board Solar Lobby, 1978-1979, 83-86, Center for Renewable Resources, 1977-1979, 85-86, RenewAm., 1987-1989, International Earth Day, 1990. Member Federation American Scientists (director), California Environmental Trust (director), American Solar Energy Society.


    • Married Gail Boyer, June 14, 1971. 1 child, Lisa Antoinette.
    • father: Archibald John
    • mother: Antoinette Jacqueline Hayes
    • spouse: Gail Boyer
    • child: Lisa Antoinette Hayes
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    Born August 29, 1944
    (age 73)