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Lawyer , corporate financial executive

Donald Scott Carmichael was American lawyer, corporate financial executive. Bar: Ohio 1942.


Carmichael, Donald Scott was born on February 19, 1912 in Toledo. Son of Grey Thornton and Edna Earle (Jaite) Carmichael.


AB, Harvard University, 1935;student School Law, Harvard University, 1935-1937;Bachelor of Laws, University of Michigan, 1942.


Staff department law City of Cleveland, 1938-1940;chief renegotiation branch, Cleveland Ordnance District, War Department, 1942-1946;practiced in, Cleveland, 1946;assistant secretary, Diamond Alkali Company, 1946-1948;secretary, Diamond Alkali Company, 1948-1957;general counsel, Diamond Alkali Company, 1957-1958;vice president-general counsel, Stouffer Corporation, 1959-1960;executive vice president, Stouffer Corporation, 1960-1964;practiced in, Cleveland, 1964-1971;president, Schrafft's division Pet, Inc., New York City, 1971-1975;president, Sportsvc. Corporation, Buffalo, 1975-1980;president, Delaware North Companies, Inc., Buffalo, 1980-1989;vice chairman, Delaware North Companies, Inc., Buffalo, since 1989;officer, director various corporations.


  • Bar: Ohio 1942.


  • Other Work

    • Editor: F.D.R. Columnist, 1947. Contributor to law reviews.


Member Cuyahoga County Charter Commission, since 1959. Chairman; member Cleveland Metropolitan Services Commission, 1957-1959, President's Task Force on War Against Poverty, 1964. Delaware Democratic National Convention, 1960, 64.

Member Cuyahoga County Democratic Executive Committee. Chairman board of trustees Cuyahoga County Hospitals, 1958-1964, Urban League, Karamu House. Member American Bar Association, Ohio Bar Association, Cleveland Bar Association, Union Club Cleveland, Chagrin Valley Hunt Club, Harvard Club New York City, River Club New York City, Buffalo Club, Phi Gamma Delta.


Married Mary Glenn Dickinson, May 28, 1940. Children: Mary Brooke McMurray, Pamela Hastings Keenan.

Grey Thornton Carmichael

Edna Earle (Jaite) Carmichael

Mary Glenn Dickinson

Mary Brooke McMurray Carmichael

Pamela Hastings Keenan Carmichael