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David Donovan Merritt

David Donovan Merritt, American lawyer. Bar: North Carolina l978.

Background

  • Merritt, David Donovan was born on March 18, 1953 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States. Son of Robert C. and Dorothy Virginia (Donovan) Merritt.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts North Carolina, 1975. Juris Doctor, University North Carolina, 1978.

    Career

    • Staff attorney Social Security Adminstn., Department of Health and Human Services, Raleigh, North Carolina, 1978-1979. Partner Fisher & Merritt, Attorneys, Winston-Salem, 1979-1984, Booe, Goodson, Shugart, Merritt & Foushee, Winston-Salem, since 1984.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: North Carolina l978.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Board directors, president Youth Opportunity Homes, Inc., Winston-Salem, since 1983. Board directors, secretary Sawtooth Center for Visual Design, Winston-Salem, since 1987. Board directors Forsyth County Home Health Services, Winston-Salem, since 1985, committee member, chairman Winston-Salem Recreation & Parks Commission, since 1986.

    Fellow American Judicature Society. Member Forsyth County Bar Association, North Carolina Bar Association, Twin City Club, Young Democrats (president Winston-Salem chapter 1981).

    Personality

    Interests

    Running, house renovation, bicycling, computers, dogs.

    Connections

    • Married Virginia Hope Garrison, March 26, 1983.
    • father: Robert C. Merritt
    • mother: Dorothy Virginia (Donovan) Merritt
    • spouse: Virginia Hope Garrison
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    Born March 18, 1953
    (age 64)
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