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Thomas Tollin Grimshaw

Thomas Tollin Grimshaw, American lawyer. Bar: Illinois, Colorado 1956.

Background

  • Grimshaw, Thomas Tollin was born on October 31, 1932 in Minneapolis. Son of U.L. and Judith (Austrid) Grimshaw.

  • Education

    • Student, Hamline University, 1951. Bachelor, University Minnesota, 1953. Juris Doctor, Northwestern University, 1956.

    Career

    • Associate Calkins, Rodden & Kramer, Denver, 1956-1962. Private practice, 1963-1964. Partner Calkins, Kramer, Grimshaw & Harring, 1965-1984, of counsel, 1984-1994.

      Partner Grimshaw & Harring, since 1994. Board directors Colorado Housing Finance Authority, Denver, 1987-1998. Member (life) National Conference Commissioners on Uniform State Laws, since 1987, Colorado Council on Economic Education, 1987-2000.

      Board directors Sturm Financial Group Inc., Exempla, Inc., Exempla Healthcare, The Education Foundation.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Illinois, Colorado 1956.

    Politics

    God commands His people to respect the authority of political leaders and honor them. God also commands His people to pray for their political leaders.

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Because of their sinful state, all human beings stand in need of salvation, and God's gracious provision for this consists in the life and work of Jesus Christ.

    Denomination: Baptist

    Views

    Church decisions should be made as openly as possible, giving opportunities for all to contribute. It is important for all views to be heard and taken seriously, especially where Christians disagree.

    Membership

    State representative Colorado General Assembly, Denver, 1967-1970. Member, chairman Colorado Housing Board, Denver, 1970-1974, Swallow Hill Music Association, 1992-2001. Board directors, chairman State Board for Communications Colleges and Occupational Education, Denver, 1979-1986.

    Board directors Center Baptist Theological Seminary, Kansas City, Kansas, 1978-1988, 94—2006. Chair Downtown Denver Partnership, 1989-1990. Chair advisory board Brothers Redevelopment, Inc., 1991-2006.

    Chair Jefferson County Housing Authority, 1983-1988, Lakewood Housing Authority, 1976-1981. Member Denver Bar Association (chairman public relations committee 1969-1970), Colorado Bar Association (board governors 1969-1970, chairman public relations committee 1970-1971, senior vice president 1971-1972, chairman legislation committee 1972-1977), American Bar Association, Denver Athletic Club (past board directors), Jacques DeMolay, Colorado Consistory, Green Gables Country Club (past board directors).

    Connections

    • Children: Scott, Lynn, Steve, Lisa, Shane.
    • father: U.L. Grimshaw
    • mother: Judith (Austrid) Grimshaw
    • children: Scott Grimshaw
    • Lynn Grimshaw
    • Steve Grimshaw
    • Lisa Grimshaw
    • Shane Grimshaw
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    Born October 31, 1932
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