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Lawyer

Nathan Maxson Terry, American lawyer. Member American Law Institute (ex-officio), American Judicature Society, Delaware Bar Association (president 1961-1962), Society Colonial Wars, Phi Kappa Sigma, Phi Delta Phi.

Background

Terry, Nathan Maxson was born on February 15, 1904 in Camden, Delaware, United States. Son of Charles L. and Elizabeth B. (Maxson) Terry.

Education

Certificate School Business Administration, Washington and Lee University, 1926, Bachelor of Laws, 1927. Juris Doctor, 1971.

Career

Admitted to Delaware bar, 1929. Member firm Hughes, Terry & Terry, Dover, Delaware, 1933-1939. Practiced in Dover, 1939-1979.

Attorney levy court Kent County, 1936-1940, 49-67. Chief attorney Delaware Public Service Commission, 1951-1955. Member Delaware Board Bar Examiners, 1955-1974.

Attorney for Kent County, Delaware Hwy Department, 1957-1961, department chairman, 1961-1964. Director Farmers Mutual Insurance Company Delaware. Member of advisory board Wilmington Trust Company President Delaware Board Education, 1951-1953.

Member Governor Delaware Goals Committee, 1961-1965. Delaware, Democratic National Convention, 1954. Board of directors U. Delaware, 1964-1978, Delaware Steeplechase and Race Association.

Membership

Member American Law Institute (ex-officio), American Judicature Society, Delaware Bar Association (president 1961-1962), Society Colonial Wars, Phi Kappa Sigma, Phi Delta Phi. Clubs: Wilmington (Delaware).

Connections

Married Rebecca Dashiell Wolcott, October 3, 1939. Children: Nathan Maxson, Harry Kendall Fooks, Mary Elizabeth, Terry Mason.

father:
Charles L. Terry

mother:
Elizabeth B. (Maxson) Terry

spouse:
Rebecca Dashiell Wolcott

children:
Nathan Maxson Terry

Harry Kendall Fooks Terry

Mary Elizabeth Terry

Terry Mason Terry