Donald Jerome Mitchell Edit Profile
Student, Hobart and William Smith College, 1947. Doctor of Laws (honorary), Hobart and William Smith College. Bachelor of Science in Optometry, Columbia University, 1949.
Master of Arts in Education, Columbia University, 1950. Doctor of Laws (honorary), Pennsylvania College Optometry. Doctor Ocular Sciences (honorary), Southern College Optometry.
Optometrist; member, 93d-97th Congresses from, New York
Councilman, Town of Herkimer, 1954-1956;
mayor, Village of Herkimer, 1956-1959. Member senior associate faculty National Emergency Training Center. President Mohawk ValleyConf.
Mayors, 1959; member of New York State Assembly, 1965-1972, majority whip, 1968-1972. Board directors Commercial Travelers Mutual Insurance Company.
When seeking to address certain political issues, the Church must engage with other denominations to understand their views and needs.
Board directors Herkimer chapter Cub Scouts, Center New York Association for the Blind, Herkimer County United Fund, eastern chapter Nature Conservancy. With United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1945, 51-53. Member National Society State Legislation (governor 1971), American Civil Defense Association (former president), American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars.
Clubs: Rod and Gun, Masons, Elks, Kiwanis.
Married Margaretta Wilson Levee, 1945. Children: Gretchen, Cynthia, Allen.