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Lawyer

Peter Spafford Sheldon, American Lawyer. Bar: Michigan 1962, United States Tax Court 1976, United States Court Claims 1988, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1989.

Background

Sheldon, Peter Spafford was born on November 9, 1939 in Muskegon, Michigan, United States. Son of John Pitt and Doris Augusta (Spafford) Sheldon.

Education

Bachelor, Dartmouth College, 1961; Master of Laws, University of Michigan, 1964; Master of Business Administration, University of Michigan, 1965.

Career

Associate, Foster, Campbell, Lindemer, McGurrin, Lansing, Michigan, 1966-1969; associate, Dickinson, Wright, Moon, Van Dusen & Freeman, Lansing, 1970-1971; partner, Dickinson, Wright, Moon, Van Dusen & Freeman, Lansing, since 1972. President Greater Lansing Estate Planning Council, 1973-1974.

Achievements

  • Bar: Michigan 1962, United States Tax Court 1976, United States Court Claims 1988, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1989.

Membership

President Ingham County unit American Cancer Society, 1991-1993. Board directors Moore Living Center, 1974-1978. Fellow Michigan State Bar Foundation.

Member American Bar Association, Ingham County Bar Association (board of directors 1985-1989, president 1987-1988), State Bar Michigan (chairman taxation sect.1985-1986, contributor to journal).

Connections

Married Nancy Livingston Clink, December 29, 1964. Children: Peter Spafford Junior, Matthew Robertson.

father:
John Pitt Sheldon

mother:
Doris Augusta (Spafford) Sheldon

spouse:
Nancy Livingston Clink

children:
Peter Spafford Junior Sheldon

Matthew Robertson Sheldon