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Lawyer

Thomas Vankirk Douglass, American lawyer. Member St. Anthony Hall, Delta Psi.

Background

Douglass, Thomas Vankirk was born on May 18, 1912 in McKeesport, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Howard Weddle and Virginia (VanKirk) Douglass.

Education

Student Shadyside Academy, 1924-1927, Hill School, 1927-1930. Bachelor of Science, Yale, 1934. Bachelor of Laws, University Pittsburgh, 1937.

Career

Admitted to Pennsylvania bar, 1938, law since practiced Pittsburgh. Associate Douglass, Fife & Young, 1937-1947. Partner Griggs, Moreland, Blair & Douglass since 1947.

Secretary National Can Corporation, 1938-1941, director, 1943-1954. Secretary The McKeesport Tin Plate Corporation, 1938-1941. Vice-president, director Howard Land Company, 1942-1962.

Secretary, member board directors Schaefer Equipment Company.

Membership

Member St. Anthony Hall, Delta Psi. Clubs: Duquesne, Fox Chapel Golf, Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh Golf, Rolling Rock (Pittsburgh).

Connections

Married Margaret Taylor, June 27, 1938.; married second, Elizabeth L. MacDougall, March 1, 1958. Children: Matthew Taylor, Howard VanKirk (deceased).

father:
Howard Weddle Douglass

mother:
Virginia (VanKirk) Douglass

spouse:
Margaret Taylor

spouse:
Elizabeth L. MacDougall

child:
Matthew Taylor Douglass

child:
Howard VanKirk Douglass (deceased)