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Albert William James, American lawyer. member firm Morris, James, Hitchens & Williams, 1936-1975. President City Council of Wilmington, 1935-1940; Member Wilmington Community Concert Association, American Bar Association Kappa Psi.; Kiwanian.

Background

James, Albert William was born on June 12, 1902 in Cobden, Illinois, United States. Son of Albert W. and Alice (Broadway) James.

Education

Bachelor of Laws, Dickinson Law School, 1927.

Career

Clerk, du Pont Company, 1920-1922. Attorney Fidelity & Deposit Company Maryland, 1927-1929. Admitted to Delaware bar, 1929.

Instructor law Goldey College, 1929-1933, 52-60. Associate firm Hering & Morris, 1929-1936. Member firm Morris, James, Hitchens & Williams, 1936-1975.

President City Council of Wilmington, 1935-1940. Deputy attorney general Delaware in charge of taxes, 1939-1941. Mayor of Wilmington, 1941-1945.

Attorney general, Delaware, 1947-1951.

Membership

Member firm Morris, James, Hitchens & Williams, 1936-1975. President City Council of Wilmington, 1935-1940. Member Wilmington Community Concert Association, American Bar Association Kappa Psi.

Kiwanian.; Clubs: Whist, University, Torch (president 1941-1942), Wilmington Country.

Connections

Married Madalin Winthrop, July 12, 1929. Children: Albert W., Hugh Winthrop, Jay Paul.

father:
Albert W. James

mother:
Alice (Broadway) James

spouse:
Madalin Winthrop

child:
Albert W. James

child:
Hugh Winthrop James

child:
Jay Paul James