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director , real estate developer

DANIEL BELL, American Lawyer, Partner of COLUMBIA GAS SYSTEM SERVICE CORPORATION.

Background

Bell, Daniel Long was born on September 29, 1929 in Pittsboro, North Carolina, United States. Son of Daniel Long and Alice Headen (Peoples) Bell.

Education

University of North Carolina (Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, 1951. Juris Doctor, with honors, 1954). Phi Delta Phi. Representative, Town Meeting, Greenwich, Connecticut, 1962-1968.

President, Westover Hills Woods Association, Wilmington, Delaware, 1971-1972. Member, Board of Directors: Riverside Association, Greenwich, 19601970. Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio, 1977-1979.

Columbus Symphony, 1977-1979.

Career

Attorney Office General Counsel, New York City R.R. System, New York City, 1954-1958. Attorney-counsel Columbia Gas System Service Corporation, 1958-1970, counsel Wilmington, Delaware, 1970-1973, senior vice president, chief legal officer, secretary, 1988, also board directors. President Colonel Distribution Companies, 1976-1979.

Senior vice president Columbia Gas System Inc., Wilmington, 1979-1995. Real estate developer Vero Beach, Florida, since 1995. Secretary, general counsel Columbia Gas Transmission Corporation, Charleston, West Virginia, 1973-1976, now board directors.

President, director Columbia Gas of Kentucky, Maryland, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia, Inc., 1976-1979. President, managing director Belmont Estates, Ltd., British Virgin Islands. Board directors Columbia Hydrocarbon Corporation, Inland Gas Company, Inc., Columbia Coal Gasification Corporation, Columbia Gas Development Corporation, TriStar Pedrick Ltd.

Corporation, Columbia Atlantic Trading Corporation, Columbia Gas Transmission Corporation, Columbia Gulf Transmission Corporation. Member natural gas pipeline industry group Business Advisory Council on Federal Reports, 1965-1976. Adjunct professor law Widener University, since 1993.

Achievements

  • Secretary, general counsel Columbia Gas Transmission Corporation, Charleston, West Virginia, 1973-1976, now board directors. President, director Columbia Gas of Kentucky, Maryland, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia, Inc., 1976-1979. President, managing director Belmont Estates, Ltd., British Virgin Islands.

    Board directors TriStar Pedrick Ltd. Corporation, Columbia Atlantic Trading Corporation, Columbia Gulf Transmission Corporation. Member natural gas pipeline industry group Business Advisory Council on Federal Reports, 1965-1976.

    Adjunct professor law Widener University, since 1993.

Membership

Republican Town Meeting, Greenwich, Connecticut, 1962-1968. President Westover Hills Woods Association, Wilmington, 1971-1972. Board directors, vice chairman board Salvation Army, Charleston, until 1976.

Board governors Riverside Association, Greenwich, 1960-1970. Board directors Children's Hospital, Columbus, Ohio, 1977-1979, Columbus Symphony, 1977-1979. Member American Bar Association (natural resources section, chairman natural gas committee 1968-1970, board editors Natural Resources Law Quarterly 1968-1970), Federal Power Bar Association, Delaware Bar Association, Association Bar of City of New York, Metropolitan Club (Washington), University Club (New York City), Wilmington Country Club, Rotary, Johns Island Club (Florida), University and Whist Club (Wilmington).

Connections

Married Mary Anne Bowns, June 23, 1956. Children: Mary Anne, Lila Bowns, Cecilia Bliss.

father:
Daniel Long Bell

mother:
Alice Headen (Peoples) Bell

spouse:
Mary Anne Bowns

child:
Mary Anne Bell

child:
Lila Bowns Bell

child:
Cecilia Bliss Bell