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Ward Allen White, III

Ward Allen White, III, American lawyer. Bar: Texas 1976, United States District Court (northern district) Texas 1976, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1979, United States Court Appeals (5th and 11th crcts.) 1981; board certified civil trial law, Texas. Recipient Distinguished Service award South Center Community College, New Haven, 1977.

Background

  • III, Ward Allen White, was born on March 26, 1938 in San Antonio, Texas, United States. Son of Ward Junior and Lorine Ethel Watkins.

  • Education

    • Bachelor cum laude, Huston-Tillotson College, 1962. Master of Science in Urban Studies, Southern Connecticut State University, 1971. Juris Doctor, Yale University, 1971.

    Career

    • National housing director National Urban Coalition, Washington, 1972-1973. Assistant corporation secretary National Corporation for Housing Partnerships, 1974-1975. Sole practice Fort Worth, 1976-1981.

      Assistant attorney general Attorney General' General’ s Office, State of Texas, Austin, 1981-1983. General counsel Office of Secretary of State, State of Texas, 1983-1985. Partner Allison & White, 1985-1987.

      Chief litigation counsel Dallas Area Rapid Transit, Dallas, 1987-1991.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Texas 1976, United States District Court (northern district) Texas 1976, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1979, United States Court Appeals (5th and 11th crcts.) 1981. Board certified civil trial law, Texas.

    Membership

    Founder Progressive Democrats, New Haven, 1966. Special guest National Democratic Convention, San Francisco, 1984. Parliamentarian County-Senatorial Convention, Austin, Travis County, 1984.

    Member Capital Metro Advisory Committee, Austin, 1985-1987. Member Texas Bar Association (administrative public law council 1983-1986), Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Yale Club Dallas, Alpha Phi Alpha.

    Connections

    • Married Carole Elaine Edwards, June 29, 1963 (divorced March 1977). Children: Ward Allen IV, Simone Lorine.
    • father: Ward Junior
    • mother: Lorine Ethel Watkins
    • spouse: Carole Elaine Edwards
    • children: Ward Allen IV III
    • Simone Lorine III
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