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Richard W. CUTLER


RICHARD CUTLER, American Lawyer, Partner of REVISERS OF THE WISCONSIN LAW DIGEST FOR THIS DIRECTORY, specializing in the field of 1985 and Secretary/Treasurer, 1986-1988); Milwaukee Young Lawyers Association; American Intellectual Property Law Association. Patent, Trademark and Copyright and Litigation.


Cutler, Richard W. was born on March 9, 1917 in New Rochelle, New York, United States. Son of Charles Evelyn and Amelia (MacDonald) Cutler.


Yale University (Bachelor of Arts, 1938. Bachelor of Laws, 1941). Phi Beta Kappa.


Practiced in, New York City, 1941—1949, Milwaukee, 1949—1987. Associate Donovan, Leisure, Newton & Lumbard, 1941—1942. Attorney Legal Aid Society, 1946—1947, Radio Corporation of America Communications, Inc., 1947—1949.

Partner Quarles & Brady, and predecessors, 1954—1987. General partner Sunset Investment Company, Milwaukee.


  • Bar: Connecticut 1941, New York 1942, Wisconsin 1950, District of Columbia 1975, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1980.


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  • Other Work

    • "Zoning Law & Practice in Wisconsin," Criminal Branch, Legal Aid Society, N.Y.C., 1946-1947. City Attorney for Brookfield, Wis., 1954-1960. Member, Governor’s Metropolitan Study Commission, 1957-1961.Member, 1960-1984 and Secretary, 19631977, 1980-1984, Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission.


Chairman Milwaukee branch Foreign Policy Association, 1951-1953. President Childrens Service Society Wisconsin, 1961-1963, Neighborhood House, 1971-1974. Secretary Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission, 1960-1984, Yale Development Board, 1973-1979.

Board directors Wisconsin Department Resource Development, 1967-1968. Metropolitan Milwaukee Study Commission, 1957-1961. Board directors Milwaukee Innovation Center, 1985-1989, president, 1984-1985, executive vice president, 1985-1989.

Board directors Greater Milwaukee Committee, 1982-1989. Captain United States Army Air Force, 1943-1946 and Office of Strategic Services, 1944-1946. Member American Bar Association, Wisconsin Bar Association, Milwaukee Club, Town Club, Phi Beta Kappa.


Married Elizabeth Fitzgerald, October 18, 1947. Children: Marguerite Blackburn, Alexander MacDonald, Judith Elizabeth.

Charles Evelyn Cutler

Amelia (MacDonald) Cutler

Elizabeth Fitzgerald

Marguerite Blackburn Cutler

Alexander MacDonald Cutler

Judith Elizabeth Cutler