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Thomas A. Troyer, American lawyer, specializing in the field of Federal Tax Practice, Tax Exempt Organizations, Charitable Foundations, Public Charities, Charitable Contributions. Member of Caplin & Drysdale, Chartered.


Troyer, Thomas Alfred was born on August 15, 1933 in Omaha. Son of Robert Raymond and Dorothy (Darlow) Troyer.


Harvard University (Bachelor of Arts, 1955). University of Michigan Law School (Juris Doctor, 1958).


Worked at Caplin & Drysdale, Chartered (Washington, DC) specializing in Federal Tax Practice, Tax Exempt Organizations, Charitable Foundations, Public Charities, Charitable Contributions. Admitted to the bar, 1958, Colorado. 1967, District of Columbia.

Phi Beta Kappa; Order of the Coif. Associate Editor, Michigan Law Review, 1957-1958. Attorney: Tax Division, Department of Justice, 1962-1964.

Office of Tax Legislative Counsel, Treasury Department, 1964-1966. Associate Tax Legislative Counsel, 1966-1967. Professorial Lecturer, George Washington University Law School, 1970-1975.

Adjunct Professor, Georgetown University Law Center, 1971-1977. Member: The District of Columbia Bar. American Bar Association (Chairman, Committee on Exempt Organizations, Tax Section, 1973-1975.

Chairman, Committee on Low-Income Taxpayer Assistance Program, Tax Section, 1976-1978. Chairman, Committee on Technical Review, 1980-1982. Council Director, Tax Section, 1982-1985.

Vice-Chairman, Government Relations, Tax Section, 1989-1991). American Law Institute. Fellow: American Bar Foundation.

American College of Tax Counsel. American Tax Policy Institute (Trustee).


Board of directors Common Cause, Washington, 1980-1983. Member Treasury Advisory Commision on Private Philanthropy and Public Needs, Washington, 1976-1977. Member advanced.group to Commissioner Internal Review, Washington, 1978-1980.

Member committee of visitors University of Michigan Law School, Ann Arbor, since 1982. Member Internal Revenue Service Commissioner's Exempt Organisation Advisory Group, Washington, 1987-1990. Fellow American Bar Foundation, American College Tax Counsel.

Member American Bar Association (vice chairman government relations tax section 1989-1991, commission on homelessness and poverty 1992-1994), Council for Excellence in Government, American Law Institute.


Married Sally Jean Brown, June 28, 1958. Children: Kenneth D., Robert C., Virginia D., Thomas C.