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Lawyer

James Faulkner Pinkney, American lawyer. Bar: Colorado 1930, North Carolina 1948, District of Columbia 1953. Decorated Legion of Merit, Bronze Star, Air medal.

Background

Pinkney, James Faulkner was born on August 27, 1906 in Fayette County, West Virginia, United States. Son of Harry H. and Ann May (Dixon) Pinkney.

Education

AB, Davidson College, 1927. Bachelor of Laws, University Colorado, 1930. Graduate, Command and General Staff School, 1942.

Career

Practiced in, Denver, 1930-1934. With Grant, Ellis, Shafroth & Toll. Litigation division National Recovery Administration, 1934-1935.

Assistant chief examiner bureau motor carriers Interstate Commerce Commission, 1935-1937, chief examiner, 1937-1941. Professor political science and law Davidson College, 1946-1950. Visiting professor law University Colorado, 1947.

General counsel American Trucking Associations, Inc., 1952-1959, chief counsel, since 1961, senior vice president, 1970-1972. Vice president law Ryder System, Inc., 1959-1961. Board visitors Davidson College.

Achievements

  • Bar: Colorado 1930, North Carolina 1948, District of Columbia 1953.

Membership

Served as colonel United States Army Air Force, 1942-1946. Assistant chief staff A-2 10th Air Force. Colonel United States Air Force, 1950-1952.

Member Associations Interstate Commerce Commission Practitioners (president 1954-1955), Transportation Association American (director), Beta Theta Pi, Phi Delta Phi, Omicron Delta Kappa Clubs: Burning Tree (Washington). Belle Haven Country (Alexandria).

Connections

Married Dorris Vallette Hands, December 26, 1935. Children: James Faulkner, Edgar Hands.

father:
Harry H. Pinkney

mother:
Ann May (Dixon) Pinkney

spouse:
Dorris Vallette Hands

child:
James Faulkner Pinkney

child:
Edgar Hands Pinkney