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Edward Francis Donovan, American lawyer. Bar: Mississippi 1974, United States District Court (northern and southern districts) Mississippi 1974, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1976.


Donovan, Edward Francis was born on November 13, 1949 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Edward Francis Donovan and Catherine Ellen (Burns) Mitchell.


Bachelor in Mathematics, University Mississippi, 1971. Juris Doctor, University Mississippi, 1974.


Private practice, Biloxi, Mississippi, l974-76, 88-;associate, Denton & Persons, Biloxi, l976-78;judge pro tem, Biloxi Municipal Court, l976-78;assistant prosecuting attorney, Harrison County, Biloxi, l978-88;county attorney, Harrison County, l988.


Board directors Coastal Family Health Center, Biloxi, 1976-1984, 90-92. Member Mississippi Gulf Coast chapter Children's International Summer Villages, 1976-1999. Member Association of Trial Lawyers of America, National District Attorneys Association, Mississippi State Bar, Harrison County Bar Association (president 1995), Gulf Coast Law Institute (board directors 1976-1986, chairman 1978-1979), Biloxi Bay C. of Chamber (board directors 1994-1999), Revelers Carnival Club, Mithras Club.


Married Alys Virginia Taylor, July 20, 1974. Children: Alyssa Erin, Shannon Laura, John Taylor.