Bar News - December 14, 2012
In Memoriam: Jeremy R. Waldron
Jeremy R. Waldron passed away on Nov. 21, 2012, with his loved ones by his side. He was 91.
Waldron, a lifetime resident of Portsmouth, NH, graduated from Portsmouth High School in 1939 and from Dartmouth in 1943. He served in the US Army and was stationed in Italy, France and Germany. Having been wounded in 1944, he was awarded the Bronze Star and the Purple Heart. After Harvard Law School, Waldron joined his fatherís firm (now Boynton, Waldron, Doleac, Woodman & Scott), where he practiced law until his retirement in 1995.
As a distinguished attorney and civic leader, Waldron served on numerous boards, including the NHBA Board of Governors, Rockingham County Bar Association, Professional Conduct Committee of the NH Supreme Court, and the boards of directors for First National Bank of Portsmouth, the YMCA and the North Church.
Waldron, as a member of Portsmouth Rotary in the late 1950s, helped advance the ambitious plan to restore historic dwellings in a rundown Portsmouth neighborhood and create a the musuem known today as Strawbery Banke.
Waldron is survived by his wife, Joan, and daughter, Kimberly Levy.
In honor of our colleague Jeremy R. Waldron, the NH Bar Association Board of Governors has donated to the NH Bar Foundation, 2 Pillsbury Street, Suite 300, Concord, NH 03301.