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William Amos Mansfield

William Amos Mansfield, American lawyer. Bar: Oregon 1953, United States Supreme Court 1960, United States District Court Oregon 1966, United States Court Appeals (9th circuit) 1982.

Background

  • Mansfield, William Amos was born on October 23, 1929 in Redmond, Oregon, United States. Son of Ellithorpe Garrett and Constance G. (Loney) Mansfield.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Oregon, 1951. Juris Doctor, University Oregon, 1953.

    Career

    • Assistant attorney general, Salem, Oregon, 1955—1960. Staff attorney, general counsel United States Bureau Public Roads, Washington, 1961. City attorney Medford, Oregon, 1962—1964.

      Private practice, since 1965. Served as 1st lieutenant United States Air Force, 1953-1955.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Oregon 1953, United States Supreme Court 1960, United States District Court Oregon 1966, United States Court Appeals (9th circuit) 1982.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Congregationalist

    Membership

    Board directors Peter Britt Festival, 1963—1965, Planned Parenthood, Jackson County, Oregon, 1978, Rogue Valley Transportation District, 1976—1981, American Civil Liberties Union, 1971—1977, Jackson-Josephone County Headstart, 1989—1991, chairman, 1991, Rogue Valley Symphony, since 1992, Rogue Valley Transportation District, 1977—1978. Trustee Children's Farm Home, 1970—1976. Member city council Medford, 1985—1996.

    Connections

    • Children: Johathan E., Frederick W., Paul F.
    • father: Ellithorpe Garrett Mansfield
    • mother: Constance G. (Loney) Mansfield
    • children: Johathan E. Mansfield
    • Frederick W. Mansfield
    • Paul F. Mansfield
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    Born October 23, 1929
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