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Bernard Augustus Foster, American lawyer. Decorated Legion of Merit, Army Commendation medal with oak leaf cluster; recipient Alumni Achievement award George Washington University, 1946. Served from Second lieutenant lieutenant colonel, Army of the United States, 1942-1946; Fellow American Bar Foundation; member American (chairman natural gas committee 1954-1955.

Background

Foster, Bernard Augustus was born on August 30, 1909 in Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States. Son of Bernard A. and Lillie Harris (Veazey) Foster.

Education

Bachelor of Arts with distinction, Wofford College, 1931. Juris Doctor cum laude, George Washington University, 1937.

Career

In English, Kershaw (South Carolina.) School. Law clk Petroleum Administration Board, 1933-1935. Admitted South Carolina. bar, 1936, District of Columbia Bar, 1937, Supreme Court of the United States Court bar 1941, Maryland. bar, 1954.

Chief mediation division Public Works Administration, 1936-1941. Senior attorney Federal Trade Commission, 1941-1942. Special counsel Federal Power Commission, 1946-1950, assistant general counsel, chief natural gas division, 1951-1953.

General counsel President’s Water Resources Policy Commission, 1950-1951. Member firm Ross, Marsh & Foster, Washington, 1953-1968. Lecturer Southwestern Legal Foundation, 1965.

Public member Administrative Conference United States, also Chairman of Commission on personnel, 1968. Trustee Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor George Washington Law Review, 1936-1937. Author: (with others) Water Resources Law, 1950.

Membership

Served from Second lieutenant lieutenant colonel, Army of the United States, 1942-1946. Fellow American Bar Foundation. Member American (chairman natural gas committee 1954-1955.

Clubs: Army-Navy, Lawyers (Washington).

Connections

Married Cecile Bernice Harrington, September 25, 1937. Children: Carolyn Cecile (Mistress Michael A. Meredith), and Bernard Augustus III. Instructor.

father:
Bernard A. Foster

mother:
Lillie Harris (Veazey) Foster

spouse:
Cecile Bernice Harrington

child:
Carolyn Cecile Foster (Mistress Michael A. Meredith)

child:
and Bernard Augustus III. Instr Foster