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Douglas Reid Weimer


Douglas Reid Weimer, American lawyer. Bar: Pennsylvania 1978, District of Columbia 1986, United States Supreme Court 1986.


Weimer, Douglas Reid was born on April 10, 1953 in Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Reid A. and Thelma L. (Lint) Weimer.


Student, University Pennsylvania, 1975. Bachelor summa cum laude, University Pittsburgh, 1975. Juris Doctor, University Notre Dame, 1978.

Postgraduate, Oxford University, 1993. Postgraduate, Cambridge University, 1996.


Law clerk to attorney general Pennsylvania Department of Justice, Harrisburg, 1974. Federal intern United States Department of Agriculture, Washington, 1975, instructor, 1991. Law clerk to chief judge United States Army Judge Advocate General Corps, 1976.

Law clerk United States Department Education, 1977. Attorney United States Securities and Exchange Commission, 1978-1979. Legislation attorney Congressional Research Service Library. of Congress, since 1979.

Attorney, special detail Office of General Counsel, United States Copyright Office, 1994-1995. Teaching assistant law school University Notre Dame, Indiana, 1976-1978. Attorney Office of Technology Assessment, United States Congress, Washington, 1988-1990.

Member United States Delaware to Berne Convention, Geneva, 1992. Consultant in field.


  • Bar: Pennsylvania 1978, District of Columbia 1986, United States Supreme Court 1986.


Member District of Columbia Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association, Society of Cincinnati (member library committee since 2002), Order of Founders and Patriots of America (states attorney 1988-2000), Sons of the American Revolution (library 1986-1991), Sons of the Revolution (assistant secretary 1985-1992, historian 1992-1997, chancellor since 2003), Society of Colonial Wars (assistant secretary 1985-1992, deputy registrar 1993-1994, chancellor since 2003), Society of the War of 1812 (historian 1987-1996), University Pittsburgh at Johnstown Alumni Association (council 1996-1902), Racquet Club Philadelphia, Cosmos Club (legal affairs committee 1993-1997, history committee since 1997), Phi Eta Sigma (secretary 1973-1974), Lambda Iota Tau, Alpha Mu Gamma, Pi Gamma Mu, Phi Alpha Delta (vice president 1977-1978).


  • Other Interests

    Travel, literature, antiques, genealogy, swimming.


Reid A. Weimer

Thelma L. (Lint) Weimer