E. T. (Tom) Conmy Jr.
E.T. (Tom) Conmy Jr., 93, Fargo, ND died Friday, March 24, 2006 at Sunnyside Care Center, Lake Park, MN.
Edward Thomas Conmy Jr. was born on October 12, 1912 in Fargo to E.T. Conmy Sr., and Faith (Grinnell) Conmy. He attended college at N.D.A.C. and the University of Southern California where he was active in the Sigma Chi fraternity. He completed his education in law school at the University of North Dakota.
Tom married Doris Nelson on July 22, 1933 in Walker, MN. Following in the footsteps of his grandfather, Edward Walsh Conmy, Pembina, ND, Tom began his career as an attorney in 1936 with the firm where his father and his uncle, J.F.X. Conmy, were practicing. He was a member of the North Dakota State Bar Association and the American Bar Association for his entire career. He was also a member of the National College of Trial Lawyers. A considerable portion of his legal practice included being Division Counsel for the Northern Pacific Railway Company.
He was also the City Attorney of Fargo for many years and was a member of the University Club. After becoming the senior partner of the law firm he worked into his mid seventies and was involved in dozens of judge and jury trials, both state and federal, during his long career.
Tom was a lieutenant in the Navy during World War Two. He was a Company Commander at the Great Lakes Naval Training Center and Commanding Officer of an L.C.I.
Tom served as a member of the board of directors of Hospice, The Neuropsychiatric Institute, and the Fargo Rotary Club.
Tom?s interests included hunting, fishing, model trains, jazz and big band music. He was an accomplished piano player; a football, baseball, and hockey fan; raised dogs; and was an avid car enthusiast.
Tom and his beloved wife, Doris, were married for 72 years. They spent summers on Lake Melissa with their children and grandchildren. Another favorite place for family visits was Naples, Florida, where Tom and Doris wintered for 40 years.
Tom as preceded in death by his parents, 2 brothers, 2 sisters, and his wife.
He is survived by his sons, Tom (LizAnne) of Fargo; David (Vicki) of Fargo; Bruce (Lynette) of Turtle Lake, MN; a daughter, Jane Reff of Fargo and 14 Grandchildren
A private family service and burial is planned.
Arrangements entrusted to the care of Boulger Funeral Home
Online guestbook at: www.boulgerfuneralhome.com