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John Douglas Witmeyer

John Douglas Witmeyer, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1971, Florida 1980, United States District Court (western district) New York 1972, United States Tax Court 1978.

Background

  • Witmeyer, John Douglas was born on September 10, 1945 in Syracuse, New York, United States. Son of Forrest Himmelberger and Gladys Annette (Hastings) Witmeyer.

  • Education

    • AB, Brown University, 1967. Juris Doctor, Georgetown University, 1971.

    Career

    • Staff attorney Monroe County Legal Assistance Corporation, Rochester, New York, 1971. Associate Nixon, Hargrave Devans & Doyle, 1971-1980, partner, since 1981.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York 1971, Florida 1980, United States District Court (western district) New York 1972, United States Tax Court 1978.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Lutheran

    Membership

    Board directors Rochester General Hospital, since 1981, chairman board, since 1995. Board directors Presbyterian Residence Center, Rochester, 1975-1991. Member liberal arts advisory committee Rochester Institute of Technology, since 1990.

    Chairman deferred giving committee St. John Fisher College, Rochester, 1989-1992. Member American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, Monroe County Bar Association (trust and estate section), Rochester Yacht Club, Genesee Valley Club.

    Personality

    Interests

    Basketball, canoeing.

    Connections

    • Married Laurie Jean Welsh, August 26, 1967. Children: Matthew H., Erin Marie.
    • father: Forrest Himmelberger Witmeyer
    • mother: Gladys Annette (Hastings) Witmeyer
    • spouse: Laurie Jean Welsh
    • children: Matthew H. Witmeyer
    • Erin Marie Witmeyer
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    Born September 10, 1945
    (age 72)
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