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Charles Wendell Carnahan

Charles Wendell Carnahan, American university professor. Member American, Missouri and St. Louis bar associations, Order of Coif, Delta Theta Phi (honorary), Omicron Kappa Upsilon. Independent.

Background

  • Carnahan, Charles Wendell was born on April 22, 1903 in Springfield, Nebraska, United States. Son of Lewis and Luella Margaret (Cook) Carnahan.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Philosophy, University Chicago, 1923, Juris Doctor, 1925. Master of Laws, Columbia (special fellow, 1936-1937), 1937, Juris. Doctor of Science, 1942.

    Career

    • Admitted to Illinois State bar, 1925, Missouri bar, 1943. Engaged in general practice of law, Chicago, 1925-1930. Assistant professor of law, University of Louisville, 1930-1935, associate professor, 1935-1936, professor of law, 1936-1938.

      Professor of law and lecturer on dental jurisprudence Washington University St. Louis, since 1938, Joseph H. Zumbalen professor of law of real property since 1946. Attorney home-office of General American Life Insurance Company, half-time, 1943-1946.

    Works

    • Author: Conflict of Laws of Life Insurance Contracts, 1942. The Dentist and the Law, 1955. Editor: Cases and Materials on Conflict of Laws, 1935.

      Co-editor Conflict of Laws: Materials and Cases, 1950. Contributor law reviews.

    Religion

    Denomination: Protestant

    Membership

    Member American, Missouri and St. Louis bar associations, Order of Coif, Delta Theta Phi (honorary), Omicron Kappa Upsilon. Independent.

    Connections

    • Married Hazel Leonora Riggs, August 14, 1926.
    • father: Lewis Carnahan
    • mother: Luella Margaret (Cook) Carnahan
    • spouse: Hazel Leonora Riggs
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    Died September 18, 1961
    (aged 58)
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