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Douglas Taylor Foster

investor , lawyer

Douglas Taylor Foster, American lawyer, investor. Achievements include succesful defense of cable television license, Lake of the Pines Development, Northern California, involving first judicial interpretation and ruling under the Cable television Act of 1984 in the United States District Court (eastern district) California, 1986.

Background

Foster, Douglas Taylor was born on October 30, 1927 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Son of James Taylor Foster and Irene Eve Ericksen.

Education

Bachelor in Economic and Business, University Washington, 1950. Juris Doctor, Stanford University, 1956.

Career

From associate to partner Farrand, Fisher & Farrand, Los Angeles, 1956-1966. Legal counsel McClatchy Newspapers and Broadcasting, Sacramento, 1967-1981. Partner Diepenbrock, Wulff, Plant & Hannegan, 1981-1984.

Private practice, from 1985. Secretary business and corporation section Los Angeles County Bar Association, 1966.

Achievements

  • Achievements include succesful defense of cable television license, Lake of the Pines Development, Northern California, involving first judicial interpretation and ruling under the Cable television Act of 1984 in the United States District Court (eastern district) California, 1986.

Membership

Candidate Los Angeles County Republican Central Committee, San Marino, California, 1965. Lieutenant United States Navy, 1950-1953, Korean War. Member American Bar Association, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, California State Bar, Sacramento County Bar Association, California Trial Lawyers Association, Consumer Attorneys of California, Capital City Trial Lawyers Corporation, Consumer Attorneys of Sacramento County, Rotary Club Arden-Arcade, Seattle Yacht Club, Sacramento Yacht Club, Sutter Club, American Trial Lawyers American.

Connections

Married Nita Burt Peterson, July 3, 1951 (divorced May, 1975). Children: Jane Taylor Dickson, Stephanie Foster Abram.

father:
James Taylor Foster

mother:
Irene Eve Ericksen

spouse:
Nita Burt Peterson

children:
Jane Taylor Dickson Foster

Stephanie Foster Abram Foster