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Charles Walters Steadman, American lawyer, corporate executive, writer. Bar: Ohio 1939, District of Columbia 1956, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1950, United States Court Claims 1958. Recipient Distinguished Service award University Nebraska, 1960.


Steadman, Charles Walters was born on July 25, 1914 in Falls City, Nebraska, United States. Son of William Sherman and Marie (Walters) Steadman.


University of Nebraska (Bachelor of Arts, 1935). Harvard Law School (Juris Doctor, 1938).


Admitted to the bar, 1939, Ohio. 1950, United States. Supreme Court. 1956, District of Columbia.

1958, United States. Claims Court. 1983, United States. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. Lieutenant Colonel, Chief, Legal Division, Cleveland Ordnance, 1940-1945.

Chief Counsel, Select Committee for Contribution Investigation, United States. Senate, 84th Congress, 1956. Chairman, Board of Directors, The Endowment Fund For Distinguished Teaching of the University of Nebraska, 1959-1966.

Trustee: University of Nebraska Foundation, 1959—. Texas Wesleyan College, 1982-1984. Special Master Commissioner in Matter of Dissolution of Cleveland Savings Society, 1959-1962.

Recipient, Distinguished Service Award, University of Nebraska, 1960. Appointed by President Carter, Special Representative to Oman, 1980. Chairman, National Debt Repayment Foundation, 1982—.

Member: The District of Columbia Bar. International and American (Member of Council, Section of Corporation, Banking and Business Law, 1956-1961) Bar Associations. The Association of the Bar of the City of New York.

Federal Communications Bar Association. American Law Institute (Life Member).


  • Bar: Ohio 1939, District of Columbia 1956, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1950, United States Court Claims 1958.



Board governors Investment Company Institute, 1969-1972. Chairman Washington metropolitan area Republican National Finance Committee, 1980-1981. Member executive committee Presidential Inaugural Committee, 1981.

Founder Presidential Trust, 1981. Trustee Texas Wesleyan College, 1982-1984. Founder, chairman National Debt Repayment Found, 1982.

Served as lieutenant colonel Army of the United States, World World War II. Chief counsel legal division Cleveland Ordnance District. Member American Bar Association (council corporation, banking and business law 1958-1960), Ohio Bar Association, Cleveland Bar Association, Ohio Bar, Bar Association District of Columbia, International Bar Association, American Law Institute (life), American Judicature Society, 1925 F Street Club, Union Club (Cleveland), Beach Club (Palm Beach, Florida), Everglades Club (Palm Beach, Florida), Racquet and Tennis Club (New York City), Sky Club (New York City).


Married Dorothy Marie Fawick, February 14, 1942 (deceased September 1974). Children: Suzanne Louise Steadman Hoerr (deceased), Carole Elaine Steadman Kinney, Charles T. W., Dorothy M. (Diana). Married Consuelo Matthews Artini, May 10, 1986.

William Sherman Steadman

Marie (Walters) Steadman

Dorothy Marie Fawick

Consuelo Matthews Artini

Suzanne Louise Steadman Hoerr Steadman (deceased)

Carole Elaine Steadman Kinney Steadman

Charles T. W. Steadman

Dorothy M. Steadman (Diana)