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J. Curtis Herge, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1964, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1970, United States Court Claims 1974, District of Columbia 1974, Virginia 1976. Sebastian Gaeta scholar Rutgers University, 1963.


Herge, J. Curtis was born on June 14, 1938 in Flushing, New York, United States. Son of Henry Curtis and Josephine E. (Breen) Herge.


Student, Cornell Univercity, 1956-1958;Bachelor, Rutgers University, 1961;Juris Doctor (Sebastian Gaeta scholar), Rutgers University, 1963.


Worked at Herge, Sparks & Christopher (McLean, Virginia) specializing in Corporate Law, Tax Exempt Organization Law, Estate Planning Law, Election Law. Admitted to the bar, 1964, New York. 1970, United States. Supreme Court.

1974, District of Columbia and United States. Claims Court; 1976, Virginia. Formerly associated with Mudge, Rose, Guthrie, Alexander & Ferdon, New York City, 1963-1971.

Special Assistant to the Attorney General, United States Department of Justice, 1973. Assistant General Counsel, United States Department of Interior, 1973-1974. The Assistant to the Secretary and Chief of Staff, United States Department of Interior, 1974-1976.

Commonwealth Escheator for the County of Loudoun and the City of Fairfax, 1979-1983. Partner, Sedam & Herge, McLean, Virginia, 1976-1985. Chairman of the Board, The George Washington National Bank, 1989-1990.

Member: Fairfax, New York State and American (Member, Sections on: Real Property, Probate and Trust Law) Bar Associations. District of Columbia Bar. Virginia State Bar; Northern Virginia Estate Planning Council.


With Congressional Institute Inc. Member of advisory boards Washington Legal Foundation, National Taxpayers Legal Fund. Virginia Commonwealth escheator Loudoun County and City of Fairfax, 1979-1983.

Co-director spokesmen resources Committee for Re-election of President, 1971-1972. Member Northern Virginia Estate Planning Council. Member natural resources county Republican National Committee.

Member Fairfax County Republican Committee, Conservative Republican Committee. Member Office President-Elect Federal Election Commission Transition Team, 1980. Co-chairman New York Honor American Day, 1970.

Speaker estate planning and federal election laws. Expert witness, charitable fund-raising, United States Tax Court. Member American, New York State, Virginia, District of Columbia Bar Associations, Phi Kappa Sigma.


Married Joyce Dorean Humbert, August 20, 1960 (divorced 1988). Children: Cynthia Lynda, Christopher Curtis. Married Shirley Brooks Labonte, December 22, 1989.