Thomas C. Jamieson, Jr.

LAWRENCE, NJ — Thomas C. Jamieson Jr. died July 10, 2001 at St. Francis Medical Center in Trenton after an extended illness. He was 66.

He was born in Trenton and was a longtime area resident.

Mr. Jamieson was partner-in-charge of the Princeton law office of Pepper Hamilton, the successor to the Princeton and Morristown law firm of Jamieson, Moore, Peskin and Spicer. Pepper Hamilton is a national law firm of 500 attorneys with offices in 11 cities.

Mr. Jamieson was previously chairman and senior partner of Jamieson Moore, where he concentrated on land use, insurance, education and banking law. He was counsel to the New Jersey Bankers Association for 30 years.

He was a member of the American and New Jersey State Bar associations and was a past president of the Mercer County Bar Association. He was a fellow of the American Bar Association Foundation.

He graduated from The Lawrenceville School, where he became a class officer and vice president of the Alumni Association. A graduate of Yale University, he was a member of Skull and Bones, the Fence Club and Torch Honorary Society. He received his law degree from Harvard University, where he was member of Lincoln’s Inn.

Mr. Jamieson was a chairman and trustee of the St. Francis Medical Center and a trustee of Stuart Country Day School of the Sacred Heart, president of the board and trustee of Rider University, the Foundation Fighting Blindness of New Jersey and the Regional Planning Partnership.

He also was a trustee of the I Have a Dream Foundation, Trenton, and a founder of the I Have a Dream Foundation, New Haven.

He was chairman of the Advisory Committee of the J. Seward Johnson Jr. Trust, trustee of the Kerney Foundation, a member of the Mercer County Economic Development Council and a director and former chairman of the Mercer County Chamber of Commerce.

He was a trustee of the Harvard Club of Princeton and a member of the Yale Club of Princeton. He was a director of Summit Bank.

For his civic endeavors, Mr. Jamieson was honored in 2001 as Citizen of the Year by the Mercer County Chamber of Commerce. He was recently honored by the Yale Alumni Association for outstanding contributions to his Yale class.
He also had been honored by the Washington Council of Boy Scouts and the Friendly Sons and Daughters of St. Patrick, among other organizations, and was named Humanitarian of the Year by the Mercer County Chamber. He was the recipient of the Spirit of St. Francis Award at St. Francis Hospital.

Son of the late Crawford and Mary Reddan Jamieson, Mr. Jamieson is survived by his wife of 41 years, Mary Lee Jamieson; sons and daughters-in-law T. Crawford Jamieson III and Claryss Nan Hartman Jamieson of Hong Kong and J.J. Jamieson and Tana Nugent Jamieson of Santa Monica, Calif.; son Paul W. Jamieson of Washington, D.C.; daughter and son-in-law Lee Jamieson Englert and John J. Englert of Dover, Mass.; sisters Polly J. Meara of Ewing, Ellen J. Frank of Sea Cliff, N.Y. and Susan J. Creighton of Atlanta; eight grandchildren; and in-laws, cousins, nephews and nieces.

The funeral Mass was at 2 p.m. Friday at St. Charles Borromeo Roman Catholic Church, Skillman Road, Montgomery. There are no calling hours.

Burial was for family members only.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Stuart Country Day School of the Sacred Heart, Stuart Road, Princeton, NJ 08540.