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Lawyer , writer

Denison Kitchel was American lawyer, writer. Bar: Arizona bar 1934.


Kitchel, Denison was born on March 1, 1908 in Bronxville, New York, United States. Son of William Lloyd and Grace (Wheeler) Kitchel.


Bachelor of Arts, Yale University, 1930;Juris Doctor, Harvard University, 1933.


Associate, Ellinwood & Ross, Phoenix, also Bisbee, 1934-1938;member firm, Ellinwood & Ross, Phoenix, also Bisbee, 1938-1946;member firm, Evans, Kitchel & Jenckes, Phoenix, 1946-1970;of counsel, Evans, Kitchel & Jenckes, 1970-1989;former counsel, Phelps Dodge Corporationformer counsel, American Smelting & Refining Companyformer counsel, Southern Pacific Companyformer counsel, Motorolaformer counsel, American Airlinesformer counsel, Borden Company. Chairman committee labor relations American Mining Congress, 1957-1963. Spokesman mining industry Congressional Committee on Labor Legislation, 1953-1963.

Member Arizona Copper Tariff Board, 1967-1976, 78-80, chairman, 1973-1976, 78-80. Member United States delegate tripartite technical meeting on mines International Labor Organization, Geneva, 1957. Member of advisory panel on labor-management United States Senate, 1959-1960.


  • Bar: Arizona bar 1934.


General counsel Arizona Republican State Committee, 1957-1963. General director Goldwater for President Committee, 1963-1964, Republican presidential Campaign, 1964. Served from First lieutenant lieutenant colonel United States Army Air Force, 1942-1945.

Member American, Maricopa County bar associations, State Bar Arizona, American Institute of Mining, Metallurgy, and Petroleum Engineers, Free Society Association (president 1965-1969), Mont Pelerin Society.


Married Naomi Margaret Douglas, April 22, 1941. Children– James Douglas, Harvey Denison.

William Lloyd Kitchel

Grace (Wheeler) Kitchel

Naomi Margaret Douglas

James Douglas Kitchel

Harvey Denison Kitchel