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Angela Roddey Holder, American Lawyer, educator. Bar: Louisiana 1961, South Carolina. 1960, Connecticut 1981.


Holder, Angela Roddey was born on March 13, 1938 in Rock Hill, South Carolina, United States. Daughter of John T. and Angela M. (Fisher) Roddey.


Student, Radcliffe College, 1956. Bachelor, Newcomb College, 1958. Postgraduate, Faculty of Law-King's College, London, 1958.

Juris Doctor, Tulane University, New Orleans, 1960. Master of Laws, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, 1975.


Counsel Roddey, Sumwalt & Carpenter, Rock Hill, South Carolina, 1960-1991. Attorney criminal division New Orleans Legal Aid Bureau, 1961-1962. Counsel York County Family Court, South Carolina, 1962-1964.

Assistant professor political science Winthrop College, Rock Hill, 1964-1974. Research associate Yale University Law School, 1975-1977, executive director program in law, science and medicine, 1976-1977. Lecturer department pediatrics Yale University School Medicine, 1975-1977, assistant clinical professor pediatrics and law, 1977-1979, associate clinical professor, 1979-1983, clinical professor, 1983-2001.

Professor practice of medical ethics Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, 2001—2007, professor emerita medical ethics and humanities, 2007—2009. Trustee American Board Pediatrics, 2003—2007. Member committee on pediatrics palliative care Institute Medicine, 2001—2002, member committee on clinical research with children, 2002—2004.


  • Bar: Louisiana 1961, South Carolina. 1960, Connecticut 1981.



Member Rock Hill School Board, 1967—1968. Chairman board directors Family Planning Clinic, 1970—1973. Board trustees Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, 1990—1997, executive committee, 1997.

Board director Connecticut Planned Parenthood, 1993—1999, executive committee, 1996—1999. Member lawyers' review group Health Care Task Force, The White House, 1993. Board trustees Cushing/Whitney Medical Library. at Yale University, 1996—2001.

Ethics committee Leeway Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Hospice, New Haven, 1996—2001. Alumnae board visitors National Cathedral School, Washington, since 2000. Consultant Artificial Reproductive Technologies Committee, Court House of Representatives.

Member advisory board, graduate health programs Sarah Lawrence College, since 2004. Member Connecticut Bar Association, South Carolina Bar Association (medico-legal committee since 1973), Louisiana Bar Association, New Haven County Bar Association, American Society Law and Medicine (treasurer 1981-1983, secretary 1983-1985, president 1986-1988, board directors 1977-1991).


1 child, John Thomas Roddey Holder.

John T. Roddey

Angela M. (Fisher) Roddey

John Thomas Roddey Holder