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Carolyn Jean Purnell, American Lawyer ( law: pract. & administration)lawyer. Member Washington Bar Association, Seattle-King County Bar Association, Delta Sigma Theta.


Purnell, Carolyn Jean was born on August 16, 1939 in Memphis, Tennessee, United States. Daughter of James Clarence and Mardine (Taylor) Purnell.


University of Washington (Bachelor of Arts). University of Washington (Juris Doctor).


Admitted to Washington bar, 1972. Deputy prosecuting attorney King County, Seattle, 1972-1974. Legal counsel to mayor of Seattle, 1974-1977.

Attorney Weyerhaeuser Company, Tacoma, since 1977, director purchasing, since 1981. Chief county Metro Legal Superior vena cava syndrome division, 1990. Deputy director Metro, 1993,deputy executive, metro executive director, deputy county executive King County, 1994.

Legal officer Weyerhaeuser Foundation. Delegate American Assembly Law, Palo Alto, California, 1981. Vice president Housing Development Corporation, since 1977.

Loaned executive Washington Roundtable and Pacific Celebration '89, since 1986.


Member of Delta Sigma Theta, Seattle-King County Bar Association, Washington Bar Association.


Children: Mardine, Monica.