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David Lindley Hammer

investor , lawyer , writer

David Lindley Hammer, American lawyer, writer, investor. Bar: Iowa 1956, United States District Court (northern district) Iowa 1959, United States District Court (southern district) Iowa 1969, United States Court Appeals (8th circuit) 1996, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1977. Named to, Finley Hospital Hall of Fame, 2004.

Background

Hammer, David Lindley was born on June 6, 1929 in Newton, Iowa, United States. Son of Neal Paul and Agnes Marilyn (Reece) Hammer.

Education

Bachelor, Grinnell College, 1951. Juris Doctor, University Iowa, 1956.

Career

Of counsel Hammer Simon & Jensen. Member grievance commission Iowa Supreme Court, 1973—1985, member advisory rules committee, 1986—1992.

Achievements

  • Bar: Iowa 1956, United States District Court (northern district) Iowa 1959, United States District Court (southern district) Iowa 1969, United States Court Appeals (8th circuit) 1996, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1977.

Works

book Sherlock Holmes: The Game's Afoot (Mystery & Supernatural) (Tales of Mystery & the Supernatural) book The Game is Afoot: A Travel Guide to the England of Sherlock Holmes book For the Sake of the Game book For the Sake of the Game: Being a Further Travel Guide to the England of Sherlock Holmes book The Before-Breakfast Pipe of Mr. Sherlock Holmes book Yonder in the gaslight book Straight up with a twist book The Game Is Underfoot! : The Memoir of a Sherlockian Publisher book The Vital Essence book A talent for murder book The Quest: Being the Search for the Treasure of Sherlock Holmes, The 22nd Man book My Dear Watson: Being the Annals of Sherlock Holms book Identity and the Case for Gay Rights: Race, Gender, Religion as Analogies book Lessons in Play: An Introduction to Combinatorial Game Theory book It's How You Play the Game: The 12 Leadership Principles of Dean Smith book It's How You Play the Game: The 12 Leadership Principles of Dean Smith book Lessons in Play: An Introduction to Combinatorial Game Theory book The Journal of Best Practices: A Memoir of Marriage, Asperger Syndrome, and One Man's Quest to Be a Better Husband book Star Trek Deep Space Nine book set:The Dominion War Book Two; Emissary; The Siege; Bloodletter; The Big Game

Membership

Board directors Linwood Cemetery Association, 1973-2008, president, 1983-1984. Board directors Dubuque Museum Art, 1998-2001, honorary director, since 2001. Board directors, past president, 1973-1974, Finley Hospital, 1966-1985, honorary director.

Board directors Finley Foundation, 1988-1995. Past campaign chairman, past president United Way. Past board directors & board directors Carnegie Stout Public Library.

With United States Army, 1951-1953. Fellow American College Trial Lawyers. Member American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Iowa (past president), Iowa Defense Counsel Association (president 1991-1992, delegate to Defense Research Institute 1992-1993), Association Defense Trial Attorneys (executive council 1983-1986, past chairman Iowa chapter), Iowa State Bar Association (past chairman continuing legal education committee), Iowa Academy Trial Lawyers, Dubuque County Bar Association (past president), Baker St. Irregulars.

Connections

Married Audrey Lowe, June 20, 1953. Children: Julie, Lisa, David.

father:
Neal Paul Hammer

mother:
Agnes Marilyn (Reece) Hammer

spouse:
Audrey Lowe

children:
Julie Hammer

Lisa Hammer

David Hammer