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Lawyer

Edward Duane Ransom, American lawyer. Bar: California 1939, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1955, Circuit Court Appeals for District of Columbia and 1st, 2d, 5th and 9th Circuits.

Background

Ransom, Edward Duane was born on January 3, 1914 in Minot, North Dakota, United States. Son of Edward M. and Gladys (Root) Ransom.

Education

Student, Minot State Teachers College, 1932-1934;Bachelor of Arts, University of Michigan, 1936;Juris Doctor, University of Michigan, 1938.

Career

Associate, Lillick, McHose, Wheat, Adams & Charles, San Francisco, 1938-1941, 45-95;partner, Lillick & Charles, 1950-1955, 57-85;general counsel, Federal Maritime Board and Maritime Administrn., 1955-1957;United States delegate, International Maritime Law Conference, 1959, 65, 74, 77.

Achievements

  • Bar: California 1939, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1955, Circuit Court Appeals for District of Columbia and 1st, 2d, 5th and 9th Circuits.

Membership

Served as lieutenant Commander United States Navy, 1941-1945. Member American Bar Association (chairman committee on maritime transportation 1964), California Bar Association, San Francisco Bar Association, Maritime Law Association (executive committee 1957-1960), San Francisco Legal Aid Society (director 1966-1972), Marine Exchange of San Francisco (president 1971-1973) Clubs: Propeller of the United States (president chapter 1975-1976), San Francisco, World Trade (San Francisco), Claremont Country (Oakland).

Connections

Married Margaret E. Phelps, October 6, 1940 (deceased December 1982). Children: Edward P., Susan M., Richard M., Mary A. Married Hazel Hudson, April 28, 1984.

father:
Edward M. Ransom

mother:
Gladys (Root) Ransom

spouse:
Margaret E. Phelps

spouse:
Hazel Hudson

child:
Edward P. Ransom

child:
Susan M. Ransom

child:
Richard M. Ransom

child:
Mary A. Ransom