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William H. McCann, Sr.

William H. McCann, Sr., American lawyer.


  • Sr., William H. McCann, was born on February 19, 1929 in Winchester, Kentucky, United States. Son of James Marshall McCann and Henrietta (Prewitt) Clark.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Laws, University Kentucky, 1952.


    • Law clerk, Kentucky Court of Appeals, Frankfort, 1952-1953;partner, Brown, Sledd & McCann, Attorneys, Lexington, Kentucky, 1956-1985;partner, Wyatt, Tarrant, Comas, Attorneys, Lexington, since 1985.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Member Kentucky House of Representatives, Frankfort, 1970-1972. Councilman Lexington-Fayette County Government, Lexington, 1975-1976. Member, chairman Kentucky Council on Higher Education, Frankfort, 1975-1984.

    Member, board directors Prichard Committee on Academy Excellence, since 1985. First lieutenant United States Army, 1953-1956. Fellow American College of Trial Lawyers.

    Member American Bar Association, Kentucky Bar Association.



    Avocations: golf, fishing, farming, reading.


    • Married Betty Bruce Brown, October 23, 1953 (divorced 1985). Children: William H. Junior, Laura, Bruce, Susan, Elizabeth.
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    Born February 19, 1929