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James McKenney Cutchin, IV, American lawyer, engineer. Bar: Virginia 1975, District of Columbia 1976, Virginia (United States District Court (eastern district)) 1976, District of Columbia (United States District Court) 1976, (United States Court Appeals (4th and District of Columbia circuits)) 1976, (United States Supreme Court) 1978.


IV, James McKenney Cutchin, was born on October 11, 1933 in Whitakers, North Carolina, United States. Son of James McKenney and Helen Christine (Perkins) Cutchin.


Bachelor of Science, United States Military Academy, 1955. Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, North Carolina State University, 1962. Juris Doctor, George Washington University, 1975.


Engineer Babcock & Wilcox Company, Lynchburg, Virginia, 1962—1968, licensing supervisor, 1968—1971. Senior project manager United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, 1971—1976, attorney, 1976—1978, senior litigation attorney, 1978—1983, legal adviser to commissioner, 1983—1990, special counsel office of general counsel, 1990—1995. Served to 1st lieutenant United States Air Force, 1955-1959.


President Lynchburg Young Republican Club, 1967—1969. Vice president Sandusky Junior High School Parent-Teachers Association, 1970. Chairman Lynchburg City Republican Committee, 1970—1971.

Member of American Society of Mechanical Engineers (board directors Virginia section 1970), Westwood Country Club, Lynchburg Junior Chamber of Commerce (vice president 1967-1968), American Nuclear Society, District of Columbia Bar Association, Virginia Bar Association, Tau Beta Pi, Sigma Xi.


Married Nancy Lucille Elks, June 12, 1955. Children: James McKenney V, John William.