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Lawyer , writer

Arvin Edward Upton, American lawyer, writer. Recipient Commendation Ribbon, 1946, Air Force Exceptional Civilian Service award, 1953.


Upton, Arvin Edward was born on April 8, 1914 in Upton, Kentucky, United States. Son of Arvin Edward and Jennie (Ferrill) University.


AB, Western Kentucky University, 1933. Juris Doctor, Harvard, 1940.


Executive assistant child welfare Kentucky Department Welfare, 1936-1939. Practice law, member firm Ogden, Galphin, Tarrant & Street, Louisville, 1940-1943. Assistant executive director Foreign Liquidation Commission, 1946-1947.

Associate and deputy general counsel Air Force, 1950-1953. Senior Washington partner LeBoeuf, Lamb, Leiby & MacRae, 1953-1975. Professorial lecturer George Washington National Law Center, 1976-1979.


Past chairman District of Columbia Health and Welfare Council. Past president United Community Services of Washington. Past president Episcopalian Center for Children.

Trustee American School of Tangiers. Served to major Army of the United States, 1943-1946. Member American Bar Association, Bar Association District of Columbia Clubs: City Tavern (Georgetown) (trustee).

Harvard (New York City).


Arvin Edward University

Jennie (Ferrill) University