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Lawyer

John Logan O'Donnell was American lawyer. Bar: Illinois 1937, New York 1943, District of Columbia 1977. Board directors Near East Foundation, 1968-1984. Fellow American College Trial Lawyers; member Association Bar City New York, American, Federal, bar associations, Beta Theta Pi, Phi Delta Phi.

Background

O'Donnell, John Logan was born on March 6, 1914 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of William Joseph and Elizabeth (McLogan) O'D.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Williams College, 1934;Juris Doctor, Northwestern University, 1937.

Career

Associate firm, Defrees, Buckingham, Jones and Hoffman, Chicago, 1937-1938;staff attorney, Office General Counsel, Securities and Exchange Commission, 1938-1941;instructor, Catholic U. Law School, 1938-1941;associate, Cravath, Swaine & Moore, New York City, 1941-1952;partner, Olwine, Connelly, Chase, O'Donnell & Weyher, New York City, 1952-1991;of counsel, Olwine, Connelly, Chase, O'Donnell & Weyher, New York City, 1991;of counsel, Twomey, Hoppe & Gallanty, New York City, since 1991.

Achievements

  • Bar: Illinois 1937, New York 1943, District of Columbia 1977.

Membership

Board directors Near East Foundation, 1968-1984. Fellow American College Trial Lawyers. Member Association Bar City New York, American, Federal, bar associations, Beta Theta Pi, Phi Delta Phi.

Clubs: Union, University, Williams, (New York City).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: piano, sports.

Connections

Married Mary Ellen Sipe, September 2, 1939 (deceased December 29, 1979). 1 son, John Logan; Married Michele G. Fischer, May 9, 1981.

father:
William Joseph O'D.

mother:
Elizabeth (McLogan) O'D.

spouse:
Mary Ellen Sipe

spouse:
Michele G. Fischer