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David Richard Brennan

David Richard Brennan, American lawyer. Bar: Minnesota, District of Columbia. Recipient Chief Counsel's award Chief Counsel Internal Revenue Service, 1979; General Counsel's award General Counsel Treasury Department, 1981.

Background

  • Brennan, David Richard was born on September 25, 1932 in Manila. Came to the United States, 1934. Son of David and Georgia Virginia (Williams) Brennan.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Duke University, 1954. Bachelor of Laws with distinction, Duke University, 1956.

    Career

    • Legislation and trial attorney Chief Counsel Internal Revenue Service, Washington, Los Angeles, San Francisco, 1956-1966, assistant regional counsel St. Paul, Salt Lake City, San Francisco, 1966-1976, director tax litigation division Washington, 1976-1977. Deputy chief counsel litigation Internal Revenue Service, 1977-1979. Deputy, acting general counsel Treasury Department, 1979-1981.

      Partner Faegre & Benson, Minneapolis, since 1981. Member advisory board income tax Tax Management, Inc., Washington, since 1984.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Minnesota, District of Columbia.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Member finance committee United Way, Minneapolis, since 1981. Member American Bar Association (chairman legislation regulations subcommittee of administrative practices committee tax section since 1984), Hennepin County Ethics Committee Clubs: Minneapolis, Marine Memorial.

    Personality

    Interests

    Avocations: golf; bridge.

    Connections

    • Married Bette Jane Ferkler, December 20, 1952. Children– Susan Lynn, Sharon Kathleen.
    • father: David Brennan
    • mother: Georgia Virginia (Williams) Brennan
    • spouse: Bette Jane Ferkler
    • children: Susan Lynn Brennan
    • Sharon Kathleen Brennan
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    Born September 25, 1932
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