Dale Collinson, a tax lawyer who since 2006 had been director of the Washington-based national tax office of KPMG auditors and professional services, died Sept. 28 at the Washington Home hospice. He was 75. He lived in Chevy Chase.
The cause was complications from bone marrow disease, said his daughter, Eleanor Collinson.
Dale Stanley Collinson was born in Tulsa, Okla. He was a 1960 graduate of Yale University and a 1963 graduate of Columbia University.
From 1966 to 1968, he was a law clerk for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Byron R. White. Later, he was a tax legislative counsel at the Treasury Department.
From 1976 to 1999, he was in private practice in New York with the law firm of Willkie Farr & Gallagher, where he was chief of the tax department.
In 1999, he returned to Washington as special counsel to the associate chief counsel of the IRS.
Mr. Collinson was a baritone singer with the National Philharmonic Chorale.
Survivors include his wife since 1969, Susan Waring Collinson of Oak Bluffs, Mass.; two children, Stuart Collinson of Winooski, Vt., Eleanor Collinson of Washington; and a brother, Randolph Collinson of Tulsa.
— Bart Barnes