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Edward Lawrence Willard, American lawyer. Decorated York Cross of Honor (Mason); Red Cross Constantine (Mason). Republican Presbyterian. Member Inter-American, Philatelic Society (vice president) American Philatelic Society (director at large 1960-1965, president 1965-1969), Acacia.; Mason, Kiwanian.

Background

Willard, Edward Lawrence was born on August 31, 1904 in State College, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Joseph Moody and Henrietta (Nunn) Willard.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Pennsylvania State University, 1927. Bachelor of Laws Harvard, 1930.

Career

Admitted to Pennsylvania bar, 1933, also Supreme Court of the United States Court. With firm Haight, Smith, Griffin & Deming, admiralty lawyers, New York City, 1930-1934. Senior partner firm Willard, Dunaway & Mazza, State College, 1935-1967.

Individual practice law State College, from 1967. District attorney Centre County, Pennsylvania, 1946-1952. Public defender Centre County, from 1970.

Director Chemcut Corporation President District Attorneys Association Pennsylvania, 1951. Incorporator, board directors American Philatelic Research Library.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Two Cent Red Brown 1883-1887, 1970.

Membership

Member Inter-American, Philatelic Society (vice president) American Philatelic Society (director at large 1960-1965, president 1965-1969), Acacia. Mason, Kiwanian.

Connections

Married Julia Mary Hill, February 9, 1935. Children: Joseph Hill, James Peter.

father:
Joseph Moody Willard

mother:
Henrietta (Nunn) Willard

spouse:
Julia Mary Hill

child:
Joseph Hill Willard

child:
James Peter Willard