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Lawyer , mayor

William Richard Glendon, American lawyer, former mayor. Bar: District of Columbia 1948, New York 1958. Recipient John Carroll medal of honor Georgetown University, 1973.

Background

Glendon, William Richard was born on May 1, 1919 in Medford, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Henry Richard and Ellen L. (Harrigan) Glendon.

Education

AB, Holy Cross College, 1941. Postgraduate, Harvard University Business School, 1941. Bachelor of Laws, Georgetown University, 1948.

Career

Worked at Rogers & Wells. Admitted to the bar, 1948, District of Columbia. 1958, New York; 1959, United States.

Supreme Court.

Delta Theta Phi. Member, Board of Editors, Georgetown Law Journal, 1947-1948. Assistant United States.

Attorney, Washington, D.C., 1950-1953. Trustee, 1982-1985, Mayor, 1985-1987, Village of Scarsdale. Member, Second Circuit Judicial Nominating Panel, 1980-1981.

Member: The Association of the Bar of the City of New York. Bar Association of the District of Columbia. American Bar Association.

Federal Bar Council.

Achievements

  • Bar: District of Columbia 1948, New York 1958.

Membership

Member, Board of Editors, Georgetown Law Journal, 1947-1948. Assistant United States. Attorney, Washington, D.C., 1950-1953.

Trustee, 1982-1985, Mayor, 1985-1987, Village of Scarsdale. Member, Second Circuit Judicial Nominating Panel, 1980-1981. Member: The Association of the Bar of the City of New York.

Bar Association of the District of Columbia. American Bar Association. Federal Bar Council.

Connections

Married Susan Webb, April 1, 1945 (deceased 1999). Children: W. Richard, John B. Lisa A.

father:
Henry Richard Glendon

mother:
Ellen L. (Harrigan) Glendon

spouse:
Susan Webb

children:
W. Richard Glendon

John B. Lisa A. Glendon