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William Frederick Kroener, III

William Frederick Kroener, III, American lawyer. Bar: California 1972, New York 1979, District of Columbia 1983.


  • III, William Frederick Kroener, was born on August 27, 1945 in New York City. Son of William Frederick Kroener Junior and Barbara (Mitchell) Kroener.

  • Education

    • AB, Yale College, 1967. Juris Doctor, Stanford University, California, 1971. Master of Business Administration, Stanford University, California, 1971.


    • Associate Davis Polk & Wardwell, New York City, 1971-1979, London, 1974—1975, partner New York City, Washington, 1979—1994. General counsel Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, 1995—2006. Counsel Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, Washington and Los Angeles, since 2006.

      Managing editor Stanford Law Review, 1970—1971. Lecturer Stanford University Law School, 1993—1994, George Washington University Law School, 1995—1998, American University Law School, Washington, 1997—2003. Member legal advisory group Federal Finance Institutions Examination Council, 1995—2006, chairman legal advisory group, 2001—2003.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: California 1972, New York 1979, District of Columbia 1983.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Episcopalian


    President Kroener Family Foundation. Governor board member St. Albans School, 1991—1995. Finance committee member Protestant/Episcopal Cathedral Foundation-Washington National Cathedral, 1992—1995.

    Member board visitors Stanford University Law School, 1983—1992, deans advisory council, 1992—1993. National chair Stanford Law Fund, 1990—1992. Director, general counsel Kenwood Citizens Association, Inc., 1993—1994.

    Governing board Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Corporation University, 2002—2006. Member regulatory appeals committee Dubai finance Services Authority, since 2007. Member of American Bar Association (chair banking law committee, business law section since 2010), Association Bar City of New York, American Law Institute, Lido Isle Yacht Club, Kenwood Golf Club, Yale Club of New York City.


    • Married Evelyn Somerville Bibb, September 3, 1966. Children: William F. Kroener IV(deceased), Mary Ekstrand, Evangeline Andersen, James Mitchell.
    • father: William Frederick Kroener Kroener Junior
    • mother: Barbara (Mitchell) Kroener
    • spouse: Evelyn Somerville Bibb
    • children: William F. Kroener IV III (deceased)
    • Mary Ekstrand III
    • Evangeline Andersen III
    • James Mitchell III
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    Born August 27, 1945
    (age 72)