Bar News - January 21, 2015
In Memoriam: Kimon S. Zachos
|Kimon S. Zachos
Kimon S. Zachos, partner of Sheehan, Phinney, Bass + Green passed away Dec. 31, 2014, at the age of 84.
After graduating from Wesleyan University and receiving his JD from New York University School of Law, Zachos returned to New Hampshire and spent his entire professional career at Sheehan Phinney Bass + Green.
From 1965-1966, Zachos served as a White House Fellow as a special assistant to US Attorney General Katzenbach. In 1965, he traveled with Katzenbach to Selma, Ala., to support voter registration rights. He served in the New Hampshire House of Representatives from 1969 through 1974, serving as chairman of the judiciary committee, majority leader and deputy speaker.
Well known for his leadership and philanthropy, Zachos was involved in many organizations, including the Currier Museum of Art, Southern New Hampshire University, the New Hampshire Charitable Fund and the Manchester YMCA. He served as director of many local businesses and banks and was a New Hampshire Bar Foundation Life Fellow. The foundation also recognized him, along with his wife Anne, as Honorary Fellows in 1994.
Zachosí dedication and commitment to the community was marked by a long list of awards from many groups. In 2010, he received the New Hampshire Bar Associationís Distinguished Service to the Public award along with his longtime friends Jack Middleton and the late David Nixon. The trio, who met while Zachos and Nixon were studying for the bar exam and Middleton was proctoring their study course, maintained close ties for decades, meeting monthly for breakfast and collaborating on many community service projects. Zachos was awarded honorary LL.Ds from Southern New Hampshire University and St. Anselmís College.
He leaves behind his wife, Anne, and daughters, Ellen, Elizabeth and Sarah.
In memory of attorney Kimon S. Zachos, the NHBA Board of Governors has contributed to the NH Bar Foundation.