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Lawyer

C. Dickerman Williams, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1926.

Background

Williams, C. Dickerman was born on October 1, 1900 in Milton, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Howard Hunter and Adelia Margaret (Dickerman) Williams.

Education

Yale University (Bachelor of Arts, 1922). Yale University Law School (Bachelor of Laws, magna cum laude, 1924).

Career

Law clerk to chief justice William H. Taft, 1924-1925. Assistant United States attorney, 1925-1927. Associate special counsel New York Transit Commission, 1928-1931, to City New York in rapid transit matters, 1934-1937.

Engaged in general practice, since 1927. Member firm Breed, Abbot & Morgan, 1948-1951. Vice president, general counsel American Locomotive Company, New York, 1944-1948, general counsel, 1948-1950, retired, 1950.

General counsel Department Commerce, 1951-1953. Member firm Maclay, Morgan & Williams, 1954-1962, Baker, Nelson, Williams & Mitchell, 1962-1974, of counsel, 1974-1985, Morris & McVeigh, 1985-1986, retired, 1986. Visiting Sterling lecturer law Yale University, 1946.

Achievements

  • Bar: New York 1926.

Membership

Board directors Concern for Dying, 1976-1983. Board directors Cancer Research Institute, Inc., 1956-1977, president, 1960-1966, honorary trustee, since 1977. Board directors Berkshire Farm Center, Canaan, New York, 1936-1971, treasurer, 1939-1948.

Trustee Federal Bar Council, 1972-1980, honorary trustee, 1980-1981. Member American Bar Association, Bar Association City New York, Federal Bar Council. Clubs: Century (New York City).

Cosmopolitan, Graduates (New Haven, Connecticut).

Connections

Married Virginia Fain, September 6, 1930. Children: Joan (Mistress George Farr III), Honor Adele (Mistress Hisato Ishida), Stephen Fain.

father:
Howard Hunter Williams

mother:
Adelia Margaret (Dickerman) Williams

spouse:
Virginia Fain

child:
Honor Adele Williams (Mistress Hisato Ishida)

child:
Stephen Fain Williams

child:
Joan Williams (Mistress George Farr III)