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Peter Denby, American lawyer, director. Bar: New York 1957, Pennsylvania 1960.


Denby, Peter was born on December 15, 1929 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Charles and Rosamond (Reed) Denby.


Bachelor of Arts, Princeton University, 1951;Juris Doctor, Harvard University, 1954.


Associate, Davis Polk & Wardwell, New York City, 1954-1959;associate, Reed Smith Shaw & McClay, Pittsburgh, 1959-1962;partner, Reed Smith Shaw & McClay, Pittsburgh, 1962-1991;mayor, Borough of Edgeworth, Pennsylvania, 1989-1991.


Trustee Pressley Ridge School, Pittsburgh, 1962-1977, president, 1965-1972. Board directors Western Pennsylvania School for Blind Children, 1965-1991, president, 1970-1982. Term trustee Carnegie Institute Fine Arts Committee, Pittsburgh, 1965-1972.

Trustee Sarah Scaife Foundation, Pitts, 1969-1991, Pittsburgh Plan for Art, 1970-1973. Member executive committee Western Pennsylvania Golf Association, 1976-1991, secretary, 1978-1986, president, 1990-1991. Board directors Pittsburgh Regional Planning Commission, 1971-1991.

President Pitts Regional Planning Commission, 1974-1991. Member American Bar Association, Allegheny County Bar Association.


Son of Charles and Rosamond (Reed) D. M. Peggy Ann O'Hearn, May 19, 1956. Children: Charles, Peter, Lee Curtis Marshall.