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William Brantley Aycock

William Brantley Aycock, American law educator. Decorated Silver Star, Legion of Merit, Bronze Star. Served from 1st lieutenant to lieutenant colonel, infantry Army of the United States, 1942-1945; colonel Judge Advisory General's Corps, Reserve, 1956. Member Order of Coif, Omicron Delta Kappa, Phi Kappa Tau.

Background

  • Aycock, William Brantley was born on October 26, 1915 in Lucama, North Carolina, United States. Son of William P. and Myrtle (Moore) Aycock.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, North Carolina State College, 1936. Master of Arts, University North Carolina, 1937. Juris Doctor, University North Carolina, 1948.

      Doctor of Laws, Atlantic Christian College, 1959. Doctor of Laws, Wake Forest College, 1959. Doctor of Laws, Duke, 1963.

      Doctor of Laws, University North Carolina, 1987. Doctor of Humane Letters, North Carolina State University, 1995.

    Career

    • Teacher public schools, Greensboro, North Carolina, 1937-1940. Administrator Federal Security Agency, 1940-1942. Professor law University North Carolina, 1948-1957, 64-66, chancellor, 1957-1964, Kenan professor law, since 1966.

    Works

    • Author: (with Seymour Wurfel) Military Law Under the Uniform Code of Military Justice, 1955.

    Membership

    Served from 1st lieutenant to lieutenant colonel, infantry Army of the United States, 1942-1945. Colonel Judge Advisory General's Corps, Reserve, 1956. Member Order of Coif, Omicron Delta Kappa, Phi Kappa Tau.

    Connections

    • Married Grace Mewborn, October 25, 1941. Children– William Preston 11, Nancy W.
    • father: William P. Aycock
    • mother: Myrtle (Moore) Aycock
    • spouse: Grace Mewborn
    • children: William Preston 11 Aycock
    • Nancy W. Aycock
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    Nationality
    • 1936
      North Carolina State College
    • 1937
      University North Carolina
    • 1948
      University North Carolina
    • 1959
      Atlantic Christian College
    • 1959
      Wake Forest College
    • 1963
      Duke
    • 1987
      University North Carolina
    • 1995
      North Carolina State University
    • 1937 - 1940
      Teacher, public schools
      Greensboro, North Carolina, United States
    • 1940 - 1942
      administrator, Federal Security Agency
    • 1948 - 1957
      professor, law University North Carolina
      Chancellor, Alabama, United States
    • 1957 - 1964
      professor, law University North Carolina
      Chancellor, Alabama, United States
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