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William Henry Thomas, III

William Henry Thomas, III, American lawyer. Bar: South Carolina 1978, United States District Court South Carolina 1981, United States Tax Court 1981, United States Court Appeals (4th circuit) 1984.

Background

  • III, William Henry Thomas, was born on July 5, 1949 in Conway, South Carolina, United States. Son of William Henry Junior and Lora Evie (Burns) T.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Electrical Engineering, The Citadel, 1971. Master of Arts, Columbia University, 1975. Juris Doctor, University South Carolina, 1978.

      Master of Laws in Taxation, New York University, 1981.

    Career

    • Associate Love, Thornton, Arnold & Thomason, Greenville, South Carolina, 1981-1982. Partner Dobson & Dobson, since 1982. Instructor commercial law University South Carolina, Spartanburg, 1985-1986.

      Member drafting committee Uniform Probate Code Forms, 1986.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: South Carolina 1978, United States District Court South Carolina 1981, United States Tax Court 1981, United States Court Appeals (4th circuit) 1984.

    Membership

    Board directors Leslie Meyer Center Handicapped Children, Greenville, 1982-1985. Major United States Army, 1971-1974, Desert Storm, 1990-1991. Member American Bar Association, South Carolina Bar Association, Greenville Bar Association (president 1988, member taxation, corporation and finance planning committees), Greenville Chamber of Commerce, American Legion, Citadel Club (board directors since 1984).

    Personality

    Interests

    Marathon running.

    Connections

    • Married Carolyn Bruce Coleman, August 13, 1981. Children: William Beaty, Lora Coleman.
    • father: William Henry T. Junior
    • mother: Lora Evie (Burns) T.
    • spouse: Carolyn Bruce Coleman
    • children: William Beaty III
    • Lora Coleman III
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    Born July 5, 1949
    (age 68)
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