Clubs: Harvard, Weston Golf (Boston, Massachusetts).
Walter Barton Leach, American educator. award, 1949, Meritorious Civilian Service award, 1966. member editorial board, Law Book Department, Little Brown & Company, from 1938; Served as private infantry, United States Army, 1918; Member American, Massachusetts bar associations, Pi Eta Society, Lincoln’s Inn Society, Universalist.
; 1 son, David; married 3d, Blanche C. Bartlett, January 3, 1964. Secretary to Jus. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Supreme Court of the United States Court, 1924-1925. Admitted to Massachusetts bar, 1925, and engaged in general practice of law at Boston, associate with firm Warner, Stackpole & Bradlee, 1925-1930.
Instructor law, Harvard University Law School, 1929, assistant professor of law, 1930, professor of law, 1931-1969. Professor Harvard graduate school public administration, 1954. Visiting professor University of Oxford, 1952.
Member editorial board, Law Book Department, Little Brown & Company, from 1938. Conservation to United States Air Force, from 1947.
Author of: Cases on Future Interests, 1935. Cases on Massachusetts Law of Evidence, 1935. Cases on Wills, 1939, revised edition, 1960.
Handbook of Massachusetts Evidence, 1940, fourth edition (with Paul J. Liacos), 1968. Cases and Text on Property (with A. James Casner), 2d edition., 1969. The Rule Against Perpetuities (England, with J. H. C. Morris), 1955.
The Rule Against Perpetuities (United States, with Owen Tudor), 1957. (with J.K. Logan
Born January 6, 1900