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Collins Denny, III, American lawyer. Bar: Virginia 1961, United States District Court (eastern district) Virginia 1962, United States Court Appeals (4th circuit) 1962, United States Tax Court 1971, United States Court Claims 1976.


III, Collins Denny, was born on December 5, 1933 in Richmond, Virginia, United States. Son of Collins Junior and Rebecca (Miller) Denny.


AB, Princeton University, 1956;Bachelor of Laws, University of Virginia, 1961.


Associate Denny, Valentine & Davenport, Richmond, 1961-1967. Partner Mays & Valentine LLP, 1967-2000, managing partner, 1992-1993. General counsel, corporation secretary Coastal Lumber Company, Weldon, North Carolina, 1980—2003.

Partner Troutman, Sanders, Mays & Valentine LLP, Richmond, 2001. General counsel Bear Island Timberlands Company, LLC, Ashland, Virginia, 1985—1999, Bear Island Paper Company, LLC, 1989—2000. Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1956-1966.


Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1956-1966. Member American Bar Association (chairman exempt organizations subcommittee, tax section 1971-1986), Virginia Bar Association (chairman junior bar 1965-1966), Virginia State Bar (committee chairman 1981-1983), Virginia Tax Review (advisory board since 1978), Virginia Forestry Association, Richmond Feeder CattleAssn. (president 1972-1977), Princeton Alumni Association Virginia (president 1974-1978), Richmond-First Club (president 1969-1970), Deep Run Hunt Club (president 1986-1988), Virginia Country Club.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: horse sports, tree farming, agriculture.


Married Anne Carples, June 28, 1957. Children: Collins IV, William R., Katharine D. Joyce.