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Lawyer

Fred Moore Vinson, American lawyer. Served with United States Army Air Force, 1943-1946.; Member American Bar Association (house delegations 1971-1974), Bar Association District of Columbia (president 1971-1972), Phi Beta Kappa, Omicron Delta Kappa.

Background

Vinson, Fred Moore was born on April 3, 1925 in Louisa, Kentucky, United States. Son of Fred Moore and Roberta (Dixon) Vinson.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Washington and Lee University, 1948, Bachelor of Laws, 1951, honorary Doctor of Laws, 1968.

Career

Bar: District of Columbia Bar 1951. Partner firm Reasoner, Davis & Vinson, Washington, 1963-1965, 69-82. Assistant attorney general criminal division Department Justice, 1965-1969.

Director Lockheed Aircraft Corporation, 1971-1982. Chairman committee law and legislation District of Columbia Board Trade, 1964-1965. Member Judicial Conference District of Columbia Circuit, 1960-1982, Administrative Conference United States, 1963-1965.

General counsel Inaugural Committee, 1961. Chairman of Commission admissions and grievances United States Court Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, 1974-1978. Board of Governors District of Columbia Bar, 1975-1978.

Member board on professional responsibility District of Columbia Court Appeals, 1979-1982. Chairman board of trustees District of Columbia Public Defender Service, 1976-1978.

Membership

Served with United States Army Air Force, 1943-1946. Member American Bar Association (house delegations 1971-1974), Bar Association District of Columbia (president 1971-1972), Phi Beta Kappa, Omicron Delta Kappa.

Connections

Married Nell P. Morrison, January 15, 1955. Children: Fred Moore III, Carolyn.

father:
Fred Moore Vinson

mother:
Roberta (Dixon) Vinson

spouse:
Nell P. Morrison

children:
Carolyn Vinson

Fred Moore III Vinson