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Laurence Wheeler Demuth

Laurence Wheeler Demuth, American lawyer, university professor.

Background

  • Demuth, Laurence Wheeler was born on July 12, 1900 in Fresno, California, United States. Son of Frederick William and Emma Frances (Wheeler) democratic.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, University of Missouri, 1920, Master of Arts, 1921, Bachelor of Laws, 1924. Master of Laws, University of Colorado, 1934.

    Career

    • Citizenship research Stephens College (Missouri), 1922-1924. Head of department of society sciences, Central College for Women (Missouri), 1924-1925. Admitted to Missouri bar, 1924.

      Practice of law, Lexington, Missouri, 1924-1925. Admitted to Colorado bar, 1925. Practiced law in Denver, 1925-1927.

      Member of faculty University of Denver Law School, 1927-1928. Member of faculty of law University of Colorado since 1928, professor, since 1946, chairman of the executive committee law school, 1939-1940, member of executive committee university, 1954-1958. Visiting professor, Northwestern University Law School, summer, 1939, University California Los Angeles Law School, 1957-1958, Hastings College Law, San Francisco, California, 1961.

      Colorado member National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws, 1934-1945.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to law reviews and journals.

    Politics

    When peaceful alternatives to resolve the conflict failed, the use of force may be the only option to check aggression or genocide.

    Religion

    Salvation requires work. It can only be accomplished through effort, and this is what the Gospel is all about.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    A true Christian should help those in need, regardless of religious affiliation.

    Membership

    Member of faculty University of Denver Law School, 1927-1928. Member of faculty of law University of Colorado since 1928, professor, since 1946, chairman of the executive committee law school, 1939-1940. Member National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws, 1934-1945.

    Member joint committee of America Bar Association, Association American Law Schools and National Conference Bar Examiners on the standard bar examination, 1947-1957. Served as private with United States Army, 1918-1919. Member American Bar Association (advisor to secretary legal education and admissions to bar 1940-1947.

    Member of council of section 1947-1948. Member Boulder County School Board, 1937-1941. Mason.; Clubs: Rotary (past president, Boulder), University (Denver), Boulder Country (past president), Town and Gown (Boulder).

    Faculty editor Rocky Mountain Law Review, 1928-1940. Member advising committee Journal Legal Education, 1947-1950.

    Connections

    • Married Eugenia Augusta Roach, April 10, 1926. Children: Laurence Wheeler, Lael Saunders, Alan Cornelius.
    • father: Frederick William democratic.
    • mother: Emma Frances (Wheeler) democratic.
    • spouse: Eugenia Augusta Roach
    • children: Laurence Wheeler Demuth
    • Lael Saunders Demuth
    • Alan Cornelius Demuth
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    Died December 25, 1961
    (aged 61)
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