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William Irl Kennedy

William Irl Kennedy, American real estate development executive. Bar: California 1954, United States District Court (southern district) California 1954, United States Supreme Court 1980. Adviser California Department Commerce, 1984; Member of American Bar Association, Urban Land Institute, Los Angeles County Bar Association, California Bar Association, Jonathan, Sunset Yacht (commodore 1970), Lambda Alpha (board directors since 1979).

Background

  • Kennedy, William Irl was born on June 20, 1929 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Son of Charles Irl and Leta Faye (Dow) Kennedy.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Southern California, 1951. Juris Doctor, University Southern California, 1954.

    Career

    • Attorney Union Pacific Company, Los Angeles, 1957—1964, general attorney, 1964—1968, general solicitor, 1968—1977. Vice president, general solicitor Union Pacific Land Resources Company, since 1977. Director, vice president, general solicitor Upland Industries Corporation, Los Angeles, since 1977.

      Lieutenant United States Navy, 1954-1957.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: California 1954, United States District Court (southern district) California 1954, United States Supreme Court 1980.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Adviser California Department Commerce, 1984. Member of American Bar Association, Urban Land Institute, Los Angeles County Bar Association, California Bar Association, Jonathan, Sunset Yacht (commodore 1970), Lambda Alpha (board directors since 1979).

    Connections

    • Married Marilyn Elizabeth Hinsch, September 1, 1951. Children: Jane Kennedy Warren, Katherine Kennedy Thorpe.
    • father: Charles Irl Kennedy
    • mother: Leta Faye (Dow) Kennedy
    • spouse: Marilyn Elizabeth Hinsch
    • children: Jane Kennedy Warren Kennedy
    • Katherine Kennedy Thorpe Kennedy
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