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Vincent Verlando Chaney

Lawyer

Vincent Verlando Chaney, American lawyer. Bar: West Virginia 1938, United States District Court (southern district) 1938, United States District Court (northern district)/West Virginia 1938, United States Court Appeals (4th circuit). Fellow American Bar Foundation.

Background

Chaney, Vincent Verlando was born on June 12, 1913 in Elkins, West Virginia, United States. Son of Thomas H. and Anna Gertrude (Merge) Chaney.

Education

Bachelor, West Virginia University, 1936. Juris Doctor, 1938.

Career

Associate Kay, Casto & Amos, 1938—1950. Partner Kay Casto & Chaney, Charleston, West Virginia, from 1950. Secretary, general counsel, director Ray Resources Corporation, 1969—1975, Mountaineer Gas Company, Charleston, from 1984.

Director Allegheny & western Energy Corporation, from 1981. Member inspection teams United States Information Agency, Venezuela, 1971, Thailand, 1974, Poland, 1976, Czech Republic, 1976, United States International Communications Agency, Hong Kong, China, 1978. 1st. lieutenant to lieutenant colonel Army of the United States, 1941-1946.

Achievements

  • Bar: West Virginia 1938, United States District Court (southern district) 1938, United States District Court (northern district)/West Virginia 1938, United States Court Appeals (4th circuit).

Membership

Member of West Virginia Law Review (member 1936-1938), Order of Coif, West Virginia University Alumni Association (executive council 1965-1972, president 1971-1972), American Arbitration Association (panel since 1972), American Law Institute, American Judicature Society, Kanawha County Bar Association, West Virginia State Bar (board governor 1956-1962, president 1962-1963), West Virginia Bar Association, American Bar Association, West Virginia University College Law (visiting committee 1980-1984), Kanawha Valley Dental Health Foundation (member 1965-1970), Charleston Area Medical Center (trustee since 1972, chairman board 1975-1978), Sunrise Center and Museum (board director 1972-1974), Edgewood Country, Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married Caroline O'Neale, February 5, 1939. 1 child Malcolm L.;1 child Michael Thomas.

father:
Thomas H. Chaney

mother:
Anna Gertrude (Merge) Chaney

spouse:
Caroline O'Neale

child:
Michael Thomas Chaney