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Donald Frizell Hyde, American lawyer.


Hyde, Donald Frizell was born on April 17, 1909 in Chillicothe, Ohio, United States. Son of Wilby Grimes and Helen May (Frizell) Hyde.


Bachelor of Arts, Ohio State University, 1929. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard, 1932. Doctor of Letters, Trinity College.


Admitted to O. bar, 1932, Michigan 1933, New York, 1940, associate Angell, Turner, Dyer, and Meek, Detroit, 1932-1940. Special partner Greene & Greene, New York City, 1940-1947. Partner McKenzie, Hyde, Murphy & Law, 1947-1952, McKenzie, Hyde, Wilson, French & Poor, 1952-1963, Browne, Hyde & Dickerson, 1963-1966.

Secretary, director Abbott Coin Counter, Company, Inc., Salant and Salant, Inc., Gordon L. Hall Company. Secretary Economics Analysts, Inc. Assistant general counsel OPA, 1942.

Trustee American Scandinavian Foundation Lieutenant commander of The United States Navy Reserve, 1943-1946. Honorary fellow Pembroke College, Oxford, England.


  • Other Work

    • Author with others Diaries, Journals and Annals.


Member advising committee Yale edit. Private Papers James Boswell. Member Bibliographical Society American (member of council, ex-president), Shakespeare Association American (director), Keats-Shelley Association American (president, director), Master Drawing Association (Vice-President, director), Johnson Society (honorary vice president, Lichfield, England), American Bar Association, Association Bar City New York, Michigan Bar Association, English Speaking Union, French Institute, Phi Beta Kappa, Beta Theta Pi.

Clubs: Grolier (president), Knickerbocker, Century (New York City).


Married Mary Morley Crapo, September 16, 1939.

Wilby Grimes Hyde

Helen May (Frizell) Hyde

Mary Morley Crapo