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lawyer , investment company executive

Charles Durham Reaves, American investment company executive, lawyer. Bar: Alabama 1961, Massachusetts 1967, District of Columbia 1970. Decorated Army Commendation medal.

Background

Reaves, Charles Durham was born on June 1, 1935 in Florence, South Carolina, United States. Son of Howard Meacham and Kathleen (Durham) Reaves.

Education

Bachelor magna cum laude, Furman University, 1956. Bachelor of Laws, University Alabama, 1961. Master of Laws, Georgetown University, 1966.

Master of Business Administration, Emory University, 1981.

Career

Legal advisory to chairman, Federal Trade Commission, Washington, 1963-1967;secretary, associate counsel, Paul Revere Life Insurance Company, Worcester, Massachusetts, 1967-1970;vice president, secretary, general counsel, Saunders Leasing System, Inc., Washington, 1970-1974;vice president, secretary, general counsel, Saunders Leasing System, Inc., Birmingham, Alabama, 1974-1980;senior vice president finance, secretary, Saunders Leasing System, Inc., 1981-1986;president, Southeastern Asset Management Funds Trust, Memphis, 1986-1993;executive vice president, general counsel, chief compliance officer, Longleaf Partners Funds, since 1993.

Achievements

  • Bar: Alabama 1961, Massachusetts 1967, District of Columbia 1970.

Membership

Board trustees Memphis Opera, since 1993. Captain United States Army Reserve, 1961-1963. Member American Bar Association, Federal Bar Association, Massachusetts Bar Association, District of Columbia Bar Association, Alabama Bar Association, Tennessee Bar Association, Alabama Association Corporation Counsel (president 1981-1982), Finance Executives Institute (director 1983-1984), Rotary, The Club (Birmingham), Westwood Country Club (Vienna, Virginia), Economic Club of Memphis (director 1993-1996, 2004), Southwind Country Club (Memphis).

Connections

Married Gretchen Wuerdeman, May 4, 1963. 1 son, Mark Charles.

father:
Howard Meacham Reaves

mother:
Kathleen (Durham) Reaves

spouse:
Gretchen Wuerdeman