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George Hamilton Link

George Hamilton Link was American lawyer. Bar: California 1965, United States District Court (northern, eastern, central and so districts) California 1965, United States Court Appeals (9th circuit) 1965.

Background

  • Link, George Hamilton was born on March 26, 1939 in Sacramento. Son of Hoyle and Corrie Elizabeth (Evans) Link.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts California, Berkeley, 1961. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard University, 1964.

    Career

    • Associate Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison, San Francisco, 1964-1969, partner, 1970—2001, managing partner Los Angeles, 1973-1993, managing partner firmwide, 1993-1996. Retired, 2001

      Chairman Pacific Rim Advisory Council, 1992-1995.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: California 1965, United States District Court (northern, eastern, central and so districts) California 1965, United States Court Appeals (9th circuit) 1965.

    Politics

    The diversity inside the Church should be respected and supported. Open debate within the Church on certain political and social issues should be encouraged.

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Since righteousness is demanded of God, one needs to know how to receive it. It is received through faith. It is having faith in God.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    The strongest feature of Methodism is that ordinary people play a major role in the running of the Church.

    Membership

    Board regents University California, 1971-1974. Trustee Berkeley Foundation, Junior Statesmen American. Board governors United Way, 1979-1981.

    Trustee, vice president California History Society, since 1987. Board directors Ancient Egypt Research Associates. Fellow American Bar Foundation.

    Member American Bar Association, California Bar Association, Los Angeles Bar Association, University California Alumni Association (president 1972-1975), California Club, Bohemian Club, Jonathan Club.

    Connections

    • Married Betsy Leland. Children– Thomas Hamilton, Christopher Leland.
    • father: Hoyle Link
    • mother: Corrie Elizabeth (Evans) Link
    • spouse: Betsy Leland
    • children: Thomas Hamilton Link
    • Christopher Leland Link
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    Born March 26, 1939
    Died December 14, 2006
    (aged 67)
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