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David Leigh Craven

David Leigh Craven, American lawyer. Bar: North Carolina 1978, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1982, District Court (eastern district) North Carolina 1985. Dana Foundation scholar, 1972, Carswell scholar Wake Forest University, 1975. Member American Bar Association, North Carolina Bar Association, North Carolina Bankers Association (chairman bank counsel committee 1989).

Background

  • Craven, David Leigh was born on March 23, 1953 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States. Son of Charles Henry and Beryl (Atherton) Craven.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Davidson College, 1975. Juris Doctor, Wake Forest University, 1978.

    Career

    • Staff attorney Northwestern Bank, Wilkesboro, North Carolina, 1978-1981, associate general counsel, 1981-1984, assistant vice president, associate general counsel, 1984-1985. Vice president, general counsel Planters Bank, Rocky Mount, 1985-1988, senior vice president, general counsel, 1989-1990. Senior vice president, corporation secretary Southern National Bank, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, 1991-1995.

      Senior vice president BlackBerry&T Corporation, since 1996.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: North Carolina 1978, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1982, District Court (eastern district) North Carolina 1985.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member American Bar Association, North Carolina Bar Association, North Carolina Bankers Association (chairman bank counsel committee 1989).

    Connections

    • Married Sally Casteel, October 7, 1978. Children: David Casteel, James Atherton.
    • father: Charles Henry Craven
    • mother: Beryl (Atherton) Craven
    • spouse: Sally Casteel
    • children: David Casteel Craven
    • James Atherton Craven
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    Born March 23, 1953
    (age 64)
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