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William J. Cooney

William J. Cooney, American lawyer. Bar: District of Columbia 1954, California 1961, Georgia 1963. Member State Bar Georgia, Special Master State Bar Georgia, Augusta Bar Association (member executive committee), American Arbitration Association (arbitrator).

Background

  • Cooney, William J. was born on July 31, 1929 in Augusta, Georgia, United States. Son of John F. and Ellen (Joy) Cooney.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Notre Dame, 1951. Juris Doctor, Georgetown University, 1954. Master of Laws, Georgetown University, 1955.

    Career

    • Law clerk United States Court Appeals, Washington, 1954, United States Claims Court, Washington, 1955. Judge advisory general Army Corps., 1955—1958. Assistant United States attorney Washington, 1958—1960, San Francisco, 1960—1963.

      Private practice Augusta, Georgia, since 1963. Captain Judge Advocate General Corps United States Army, 1955-1958.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: District of Columbia 1954, California 1961, Georgia 1963.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Member State Bar Georgia, Special Master State Bar Georgia, Augusta Bar Association (member executive committee), American Arbitration Association (arbitrator).

    Connections

    • Married Martha L. Whaley, May 1, 1971. Children: William J. IV, Sarah C.
    • father: John F. Cooney
    • mother: Ellen (Joy) Cooney
    • spouse: Martha L. Whaley
    • children: William J. IV Cooney
    • Sarah C. Cooney
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    Born July 31, 1929
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