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William David Dunn, American lawyer, writer. Bar: New York 1972, United States District Court (southern and eastern districts) New York 1974. Recipient Key to City, Mayor St. Petersburg, 1965.


Dunn, William David was born on July 2, 1933 in Tampa, Florida, United States. Son of Thomas Henry and Eleanor (Stephens) Dunn.


Bachelor of Science in Journalism, Florida State University, 1953. Juris Doctor, University Florida, 1958. Postgraduate in French Studies, University Paris, 1966.

Postgraduate in Art History, Ecole du Louvre, Paris, 1967.


Night news editor Nippon Times, Tokyo, 1954—1955. Arts editor St. Petersburg Times, Florida, 1958—1965. Bureau chief MacNens News Agency, Paris, 1965—1966.

Account executive Foote, Cone & Belding, 1967—1968. Editorial director Advertising Trade Publications, New York City, 1968—1970. Defense attorney Legal Aid Society, since 1972.

With United States Army, 1953-1955.


Area coordinator Great Books Foundation, Discussion Groups, Florida, 1959—1963. Member coordinating council Great Decisions, Foreign Policy Discussion Groups, St. Petersburg, 1961—1964. Board directors Florida Arts Council, 1963—1965, Performing Arts Alumni Theatre, New York City, since 1983.

Member advisory board New Museum, since 1975. Member of Gold Key, New York State Defenders (board directors since 1976, amicus curiae committee since 1983, treasurer since 1985), New York County Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, American Club (Paris), Union Club (Tokyo), Delta Sigma Pi, Alpha Tau Omega.