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Richard Francis Corroon, American lawyer. Decorated Purple Heart.


Corroon, Richard Francis was born on August 5, 1913 in Brooklyn. Son of James Francis and Katherine (Larkin) Corroon.


Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1935. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard, 1938.


Admitted to New York bar, 1939, Delaware bar, 1946. With firm Miller, Owen, Otis & Bailey, New York City, 1938-1942. Partner firm Potter Anderson & Corroon, and predecessors, Wilmington, Delaware, 1946-1978.

Vice president Corroon & Black Corporation. Director Wellington Fund, Windsor Fund, Exeter Fund, Gemini Fund, W.L. Morgan Growth Fund, Wellsley Income Fund, Ivest Fund, Westminster Bond Fund, Trustees’ Equity Fund, Explorer Fund, Qualified Dividend Portfolio, Qualified Dividend Portfolio II, Warwick Municipal Bond Fund. Trustee Whitehall Money Market Trust, 1st Inclex Investment Trust.


Member Delaware Board Bar Examiners, 1951-1966. Member of the board education, Wilmington, 1949-1953. Member Catholic Social Services Wilmington, 1960-1966.

Board of directors Delaware Curative Workshop, 1950-1956. Served to Lieutenant commander of The United States Navy Reserve, 1942-1946. Fellow American College Trial Lawyers.

Member American, Delaware (president 1975-1976) bar associations, Association Bar City New York, American Law Institute.


Married Nancy Elms, December 7, 1940. Children: Nancy (deceased), Ellen (Mistress.

James Francis Corroon

Katherine (Larkin) Corroon

Nancy Elms

Nancy Corroon (deceased)

Ellen (Mrs Corroon