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William Jerome O'Brien, II

William Jerome O'Brien, II, American lawyer. Bar: Pennsylvania 1982, United States District Court (eastern district) Pennsylvania 1983, United States Supreme Court 1986.

Background

  • II, William Jerome O'Brien, was born on October 22, 1954 in Darby, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Richard James O'Brien and Margaret (McGill) Hahn.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Economic and Political Science, Merrimack College, North Andover, Massachusetts, 1976. Juris Doctor, Delaware Law School, 1981.

    Career

    • Law clerk Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, 1982-1983. Associate Philips, Curtin and DiGiacomo, Philadelphia, 1983-1986, O'Brien & Associates PC, Philadelphia, since 1986. Board directors New Manayunk Corporation, Philadelphia counselor, 1987-1998.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Pennsylvania 1982, United States District Court (eastern district) Pennsylvania 1983, United States Supreme Court 1986.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Board directors North Light Inc., 1986-1994, secretary, 1988-1990, president, 1990-1992. Board directors Manayunk Community Center for Arts, 1988-1990, chairman Chaminouix Mansion, since 1989, chairman, since 1991. Special assistant to the United States Senator H. John Heinz, 1976-1978.

    Republican candidate for Philadelphia City Council, 1991, for Philadelphia City Controller, 1997. Member Republican State Committee Pennsylvania, 1998-2000. Member Philadelphia Republican Executive Committee.

    Member of Business Association Manayunk (board directors 1987-1989), Pennsylvania Bar Association, Philadelphia Bar Association, Delaware Law School Alumni Association (secretary 1985-1987), Racquet Club (member committee 1985-1987).

    Personality

    Interests

    Bicycling, squash, court tennis, scuba diving, golf.

    Connections

    • father: Richard James O'Brien Hahn
    • mother: Margaret (McGill) Hahn
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    Born October 22, 1954
    (age 63)
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