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historian , Law educator

David John Langum, American law educator, historian. award 1978). Member House of Flag, pro bono litigation, San Francisco, 1973-1976; Member American Society for Legal History (board directors), American History Association, Western History Association (Bolton award 1978).

Background

Langum, David John was born on October 24, 1940 in Oakland, California, United States. Son of John Kenneth and Virginia Anne (deMattos) Langum.

Education

AB, Dartmouth College, 1962. Juris Doctor, Stanford University, 1965. Master of Arts in History, San Jose State University, 1976.

Master of Laws in Legal History, University Michigan, 1981. Doctor of Juridical Science in Legal History, University Michigan, 1985.

Career

Bar: California 1966,Michigan 1981, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1972. Research clerk California Court Appeals, San Francisco, 1965-1966. Associate Dunne, Phelps & Mills, San Francisco,1966-1968.

Partner Christenson, Hedemark, Langum & O'Keefe, San Jose, California, 1968-1978. Adjunct Professor Lincoln U. School Law, 1968-1978. Professor of law Detroit College Law, 1978-1983.

Professor Old College School Law, Reno, Nevada, 1983-1985, dean, 1983-1984. Professor Cumberland School Law Samford U., Birmingham, 1985.

Achievements

  • Bar: California 1966, Michigan 1981, Alabama 2003, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1972.

Works

Membership

Member House of Flag, pro bono litigation, San Francisco, 1973-1976. Past president Victorian Preservation Association, Santa Clara County, California. Board directors American Civil Liberties Union of Alabama, 1999—2008, president, 2000-2002.

Founder, director Langum Charitable Trust. President Friends of Birmingham Public Library., 2000-2006. Member of Western History Association (Bolton award 1978), History Society, American Society for Legal History (board directors 1992-1995).

Connections

Children: Virginia Eileen, John David, David John Junior, Audrey Leora Kari, Anna Louisa Kari.

father:
John Kenneth Langum

mother:
Virginia Anne (deMattos) Langum

children:
John David Langum

Anna Louisa Kari Langum

Audrey Leora Kari Langum

David John Junior Langum

Virginia Eileen Langum