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Carolyn Whitmore Baldwin, American lawyer. Bar: New Hampshire, 1977, United States District Court New Hampshire 1977. Recipient President's medal New Hampshire Planners Association, 1985, Environmental Leadership award Northeast Environmental Network, 1989, Ayers award Lakes Region Planning Commission, 2004, Board Member of Year award New Hampshire Main St. Center, 2005.


Baldwin, Carolyn Whitmore was born on July 9, 1932 in Newton, Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of Henry Junior and Grace M. (Chase) W.


Student, University College of Southwest, Exeter, England, 1953. Bachelor cum laude, Middlebury College, 1954. Master of Arts in Library Science, University Chicago, 1971.

Juris Doctor, Franklin Pierce Law Center, Concord, New Hampshire, 1977.


Exhibits director University Chicago Library, 1970-1973. Manuscripts librarian New Hampshire History Society, Concord, 1973-1974. Library cataloger Franklin Pierce Law Center, 1973-1977, director environmental law clinic, 1978-1982.

Associate Murphy and McLaughlin, Laconia, New Hampshire, 1977-1978. Sole practice Concord, 1983-1990. Partner Baldwin & de Seve, 1991-1997.

Of counsel Baldwin & Callen, 1997—2005, Baldwin Callen & Ransom, Professional Limited Liability Company, since 2005.


  • Bar: New Hampshire, 1977, United States District Court New Hampshire 1977.


  • Other Work

    • Supervising editor: Historic Districts in New Hampshire, a Handbook for Establishing and Administering Historic Districts, 1980. Contributor articles to professional and other journals.


Member Lakes Region Planning Commission, Meredith, New Hampshire, 1977-1990, chairman, 1982-1983, 86-87. Chairman New Hampshire Natural Resources forum, Concord, 1983-1986, Water Resources Action Project, 1985, Gilmanton Conservation Commission, New Hampshire, 1974-1980. Member New Hampshire Humanities Council, Concord, 1977-1980.

Member Gilmanton Planning Board, 1982-1994, chairman, 1986-1992. Selectman Town of Gilmanton, 1995-1998. President Gilmanton History Society, 2002-2003.

Member Zoning Board of Adjustment, Gilmanton, since 1998. Board directors Granite State Public Radio, 1980-1983, New Hampshire Main St. Center, since 1998, vice chair, 2003-2005, chair, since 2006. Executive director Environmental Law Council, New Hampshire, 1978-1982.

Vice chairman New Hampshire History Preservation Task Force, 1983-1984. Member New Hampshire Bar Association (municipal, government law section, member environmental law section), New Hampshire Association Regional Planning Communications (chairman legislation committee 1984-1986), Franklin Pierce Law Center Alumni Association (president 1979-1980).


  • Other Interests

    Skiing, gardening.


Married Peter Arthur Baldwin, September 3, 1955. Children: Sarah M., Robert H., Judith H.

Henry W. Junior

Grace M. (Chase) W.

Peter Arthur Baldwin

Sarah M. Baldwin

Robert H. Baldwin

Judith H. Baldwin