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Lawyer

Earl Richard Boonstra, American lawyer. Bar: Michigan 1950, United States District Court (northern district) Michigan 1950., United States Court Appeals (6th circuit) 1951. Trustee, Bon Secours Hospital, Grosse Pointe, Michigan, 1974-1983. Captain United States Army Air Force, 1940-1946, PTO. Member American Bar Association, Michigan Bar Association, Michigan Srs. Golf Association (board directors).

Background

Boonstra, Earl Richard was born on July 29, 1919 in Zeeland, Michigan, United States. Son of Sake Dirk and Adrianna (DeGraff) Boonstra.

Education

Bachelor of Arts Michigan, 1948. Juris Doctor with distinction, University Michigan, 1950.

Career

Worked at Dykema Gossett PLLC. Admitted to the bar, 1950, Michigan. Member, Board of Editors, University of Michigan Law Review, 1949-1950.

Member: Detroit Metropolitan and American Bar Associations. State Bar of Michigan.

Achievements

  • Bar: Michigan 1950, United States District Court (northern district) Michigan 1950., United States Court Appeals (6th circuit) 1951.

Membership

Trustee, Bon Secours Hospital, Grosse Pointe, Michigan, 1974-1983. Captain United States Army Air Force, 1940-1946, PTO. Member American Bar Association, Michigan Bar Association, Michigan Srs. Golf Association (board directors).

Clubs: Lochmoor (director 1979-1985, president 1984-1985), Detroit Athletic (director 1982-1985, president 1987), Renaissance, Traverse City Golf and Country, Country of Florida.

Connections

Married Margaret Eleanor Christie, April 19, 1944.

father:
Sake Dirk Boonstra

mother:
Adrianna (DeGraff) Boonstra

spouse:
Margaret Eleanor Christie