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Elwood Harrison Hettrick, American judge. Member American (member Board of Governors), Massachusetts and Boston bar associations, American Law Institute, N.E. Law Institute (director, treasurer), Bigelow Association, Woolsock, Beta Theta Pi, Delta Theta Phi.; Mason.

Background

Hettrick, Elwood Harrison was born on February 9, 1909 in Christina, Florida, United States. Son of George D. and Lucy A. (Bartlett) Hettrick.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut, 1932. Bachelor of Laws cum laude, Boston University School of Law, 1938, Master of Laws, 1940. Doctor of Laws, University Rhode Island, 1949.

Career

With Standard Oil County, New York, 1932-1934, S. S. Pierce Company, Boston, 1934-1935. Admitted to Massachusetts bar, 1938. Registrar and instructor in law, Boston University School of Law, 1938-1940, assistant professor of law, 1940,41, assistant dean and professor of law, 1941-1942, dean and professor, 1942-1966.

Chief judge Land Court, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 1966-1972. Director Boston University Civil Affairs Training School of Military Government Division, Provost Marshall General’ General’ s Office, 1943-1944. County chairman, Greater Boston Community Fund, 1939-1941.

Vice chairman instns. division, United War Fund, 1944. Chairman board Washingtonian Hospital.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor legal journals.

Membership

Member American (member Board of Governors), Massachusetts and Boston bar associations, American Law Institute, N.E. Law Institute (director, treasurer), Bigelow Association, Woolsock, Beta Theta Pi, Delta Theta Phi. Mason.; Clubs: Boston City.

Connections

Married Marjorie Lois Gypson, August 12, 1939. Children: Susan (Mistress.

father:
George D. Hettrick

mother:
Lucy A. (Bartlett) Hettrick

spouse:
Marjorie Lois Gypson

child:
Susan (Mrs Hettrick