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Donald Cress Reiley, III, American government agency administrator. Registered professional engineer, Pennsylvania; bar: Pennsylvania; registered patent attorney.


III, Donald Cress Reiley, was born on April 13, 1939 in Cumberland, Maryland, United States. Son of Donald Cress Junior and Mary Valerie (Shoemaker) R.


Bachelor in English, Franklin & Marshall College, 1962. Bachelor of Science in Metallurgical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, 1962. Juris Doctor, American University, 1972.


Associate engineer Project Apollo, Huntsville, Alabama, 1964-1967. Patent examiner United States Patent Office, Arlington, Virginia, 1967-1975. Patent classifier United States Patent & Trademark Office, 1975—2002, patent examiner/classifier, 2002—2003.

Retired, 2003

Associate International Law Institute, since 2000.


  • Registered professional engineer, Pennsylvania. Bar: Pennsylvania; registered patent attorney.


Science fair judge Regional High School Science Fairs, Washington, District of Columbia, 1975-1998, Internt. High School Science Fair Tulsa, Louisville, Pittsburgh. Expert panel member Merit Commission on Secondary Education, Las Cruces, New Mexico, 1992-1993.

Volunteer Legal Counsel for Elderly, Washington, 1994-1996. Member District of Columbia Post Office Customer Advisory Council, since 1995. Member American Society Metals (life), Patent Documentation Society (secretary 1976-1978), Patent & Trademark Office Society (board directors 1978-2002), World Future Society (professor member 1978-1998), Institute Global Ethics, Government Intellectual Property Lawyers Association, Masons (life).


  • Other Interests

    Volunteer, travel, education, reading, history.


Donald Cress R. Junior

Mary Valerie (Shoemaker) R.