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Lawyer

David Mcneil Olds, American lawyer. Bar: Pennsylvania 1947. Decorated Bronze Star with clasp.

Background

Olds, David Mcneil was born on January 16, 1919 in New Haven. Son of Edwin G. and Marion (Knowles) Olds.

Education

Bachelor with highest honors, Swarthmore College, 1939. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard University, 1946 (as of 1942).

Career

Associate firm Duane, Morris & Heckscher, Philadelphia, 1946-1948, Reed Smith Shaw & McClay, Pittsburgh, 1948-1958, partner, 1958-1987, head environmental law group, 1970-1979. Member Pennsylvania Joint State Government Commission Task Force on Eminent Domain, 1959-1972, 82-86, chairman advisory group, 1969-1986. Director Pennsylvania Bar Institute.

Achievements

  • Bar: Pennsylvania 1947.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Served to lieutenant Commander United States Naval Reserve, World World War World War II. Fellow American College Trial Lawyers. Member American Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association (chairman junior bar section 1952-1953, chairman section on real property, probate and trust law, chairman eminent domain committee), American Law Institute, Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married Lark Hargraves March. Children: Jonathan D. March, Japheth March, Amy M.T. March.

father:
Edwin G. Olds

mother:
Marion (Knowles) Olds

spouse:
Lark Hargraves March

child:
Jonathan D. March Olds

child:
Japheth March Olds

child:
Amy M.T. March Olds