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Athletic Hall of Fame

G. Robert Witmer, Jr.

G. Robert Witmer, Jr.


At Rochester:

  • Played basketball and served as co-captain of the team in 1958-59
  • Member of the Interfraternity Council, the Extracurricular Policy Board, the Golden "R," and Theta Chi fraternity President in 1958-59
  • Belonged to the Mendicants and Keidaeans
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Graduated from the University in 1959 with a baccalaureate degree with honors in History


  • Earned his LL.B. in Law from Harvard University in 1962
  • Partner in the law firm of Nixon, Hargrave, Devans & Doyle since 1970 (became an associate in 1962)
  • Trustee of the Eastman Dental Center (President in 1989-90) and the Eastman Dental Center Foundation
  • President (1994-95) of the New York State Bar Association, and member of the American Bar Association, and the Monroe County Bar Association
  • Life member of the American Law Institute
  • Member of the President's Society since 1984
  • Trustee of the University of Rochester
  • President (2001-02) of Rochester, NY Rotary Club