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W. Sydnor Settle, American lawyer, specializing in the field of.


Settle, William Sydnor was born on December 27, 1933 in Alberta, Virginia, United States. Son of Robert Bruce and Mabel Anne (Jones) Settle.


Bachelor, Hampden-Sydney College, 1955;Doctor of Laws (honorary), Hampden-Sydney College, 1994;Juris Doctor, University of Virginia, 1957.


Associate, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, New York City, 1957-1968;partner, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, New York City, 1969-1991;of counsel, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, New York City, since 1992. Chairman, Board Of Directors Olofsson Company, Landing, Michigan.


Trustee Hampden-Sydney College, Virginia, since 1972, chairman, 1980-1994. Trustee The Seeing Eye, Inc., Morristown, New Jersey, since 1984, chairman since 1987. Member Morris County Transportation Board, Morristown, New Jersey, 1975-1979.

Advisory board Morris Museum, Morristown, 1987-1990. Member American Bar Association, Association of Bar of City of New York, New York State Bar Association, Sky Club. (New York City), Met Golf Association (Mamaroneck, New York, president 1982-1984).


Married Stephanie Anne Bauder, September 3, 1955 (divorced August 1965). Married Noel Ruth Alverson, February 6, 1966. Children: Lisa Anne, William Sydnor.