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Lawyer

Douglas Mc Hendrie, American lawyer. Bar: Colorado 1932.

Background

Hendrie, Douglas Mc was born on March 9, 1906 in Trinidad, Colorado, United States. Son of Andrew Watson and Frances East (Hamilton) McHendrie.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Colorado College, 1927;postgraduate, Harvard Law School, 1927-1928;Bachelor of Arts (Rhodes scholar Colorado), University of Oxford, 1930;Bachelor of Civil Law, University of Oxford, 1931.

Career

With McHendrie & Shattuck, Trinidad, 1932-1935. With firms Grant, Ellis, Shafroth & Toll (and successor firms), Denver, since 1935. Now of counsel Grant, McHendrie, Haines & Crouse.

Member Colorado Board Bar Examiners, 1948-1957, chairman, 1957-1968. President Denver Library Commission, 1961-1964.

Achievements

  • Bar: Colorado 1932.

Membership

Trustee Colorado College, 1964-1970, 72-84. Trustee Colorado Academy, 1964-1969, also past president Served to captain United States Army Air Force, 1942-1944. Captain Office of Strategic Services Army of the United States, 1944-1946.

Fellow American Bar Foundation. Member American Bar Association, Colorado Bar Association (president 1958-1959), American Judicature Society, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Gamma Delta. Clubs: University (Denver), Mile High (Denver), City (Denver).

Connections

Married Frances Reed Scott, August 31, 1940. Children: Margret Hamilton, Andrew Graig.

father:
Andrew Watson McHendrie

mother:
Frances East (Hamilton) McHendrie

spouse:
Frances Reed Scott

child:
Margret Hamilton Hendrie

child:
Andrew Graig Hendrie