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William Young Chalfant

William Young Chalfant, American lawyer, author, historian. Bar: Kansas 1956, United States Court Appeals (10th circuit), Supreme Court of the United States Court. Recipient Gold award Santa Fe National History Trail/National Park Service, 1995.

Background

  • Chalfant, William Young was born on October 3, 1928 in Hutchinson, Kansas, United States. Son of Claude Edward and Junia Maurine (Young) Chalfant.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts Kansas, 1950. Juris Doctor, University Michigan, 1956.

    Career

    • Partner Branine, Chalfant & Hill, Hutchinson, since 1956. Board directors First National Bank, Hutchinson. Member Kansas State Board of Law Examiners, 1966—1992, chairman, 1986—1992.

      Member constitutional law drafting committee National Conference of Bar Examiners, 1974—1985.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Kansas 1956, United States Court Appeals (10th circuit), Supreme Court of the United States Court.

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    Drive chairman Reno County Community Chest, Hutchinson, 1957-1958l board directors Reno County Red Cross, Hutchinson, 1960-1964. District commissioner Boy Scouts American, 1965-1975. Captain United States Marine Corps, 1950-1953.

    Member American Bar Association, Kansas Bar Association, Santa Fe Trail Association (board directors, award of merit 1995), Western History Association (chairman finance committee).

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    History, writing.

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    • Married Martha Ann Wallbillich, June 30, 1956. Children: William David, Kristin.
    • father: Claude Edward Chalfant
    • mother: Junia Maurine (Young) Chalfant
    • spouse: Martha Ann Wallbillich
    • children: William David Chalfant
    • Kristin Chalfant
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    Born October 3, 1928
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    • 1956
      Kansas
    • 1956
      Admitted to the bar
      Kansas

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      • Author: Cheyennes and Horse Soldiers, 1989, Dangerous Passage, 1993, Without Quarter, 1991, Cheyennes at Dark Water Creek, 1997.
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      • book: Cheyennes and Horse Soldiers: The 1857 Expedition and the Battle of Solomon’s Fork
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      • book: Dangerous Passage: The Santa Fe Trail and the Mexican War
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      • book: Dangerous Passage: Rescuing Jewish Children in World War II
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      • book: Without Quarter: The Wichita Expedition and the Fight on Crooked Creek
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