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William Howard Townsend

William Howard Townsend, American lawyer. Bar: South Carolina 1951, United States District Court (eastern district) South Carolina 1954, United States Court Appeals (4th circuit) 1964, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1961. 1st lieutenant Judge Advocate General corpus, United States army, 1952-1955. Member American College Real Estate Lawyers, Summit Club.

Background

  • Townsend, William Howard was born on June 17, 1929 in Columbia, South Carolina, United States. Son of Fred DuPre and Dollie (Walker) Townsend.

  • Education

    • AB, Washington & Lee University, 1950. Bachelor of Laws, University South Carolina, 1952.

    Career

    • Partner Townsend & Townsend, Columbia, South Carolina, 1952-1971, McKay, Sherrill, Walker & Townsend, Columbia, 1971-1982, Sherrill, Townsend, Moses & Jeffcoat, Columbia, 1982, Lumpkin & Sherrill, Columbia, 1982-1986, Sherrill & Townsend, Columbia, 1986-1990, Sherrill & Rogers, Professional Corporation, Columbia, 1990-1995, Rogers Townsend and Thomas, Professional Corporation, Columbia, from 1995.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: South Carolina 1951, United States District Court (eastern district) South Carolina 1954, United States Court Appeals (4th circuit) 1964, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1961.

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    1st lieutenant Judge Advocate General corpus, United States army, 1952-1955. Member American College Real Estate Lawyers, Summit Club.

    Connections

    • Married Patricia Elaine Raley, May 31, 1951. Children: Theresa Joyce, Elaine Walker.
    • father: Fred DuPre Townsend
    • mother: Dollie (Walker) Townsend
    • spouse: Patricia Elaine Raley
    • children: Theresa Joyce Townsend
    • Elaine Walker Townsend
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    Died October 2, 2005
    (aged 76)
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