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Lawyer

Victor Davis Werner, American lawyer. Member of the Queen’s County Republican Committee, 1941-1970,; Fellow American College Trial Lawyers; member National Association R.R. Trial Counsel, American Judicature Society, American (council labor relations, 1947-1948.

Background

Werner, Victor Davis was born on January 6, 1901 in Shawano, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Edgar Victor and Jessie Mabel (Davis) Werner.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Lawrence College, 1922. Bachelor of Laws, University Wisconsin, 1924. Juris Doctor, 1966.

Career

Admitted to Wisconsin bar, 1924, New York, 1936. Associate Quarles, Spence & Quarles, Milwaukee, 1925-1930, junior partner, 1930-1935. Vice president, general counsel Reynolds Corporation, also Reynolds Fiscal Corporation, affiliates of Reynolds Metals Company, 1935-1937.

Associate counsel Reynolds Metals Company, 1936-1937. Private practice law, own firm, 1937-1954. Now senior partner firm Werner, Kennedy, French, Relyea & Molloy and predecessor firms, 1971-1972.

Incorporator, counsel, director Community Chest, president Community Chest of Douglaston, 1956-1972. President Civic Association, 1943-1946, director 1943-1954. Director North Shore chapter American Red Cross.

Trustee of the North Shore Hospital.

Membership

Member of the Queen’s County Republican Committee, 1941-1970. Fellow American College Trial Lawyers. Member National Association R.R. Trial Counsel, American Judicature Society, American (council labor relations, 1947-1948.

Clubs: Nassau Country.

Connections

Married June Dorothy Coddington, October 29, 1927.

father:
Edgar Victor Werner

mother:
Jessie Mabel (Davis) Werner

spouse:
June Dorothy Coddington