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Lawyer

Frederick Wayne Ford, American lawyer. Bar: West Virginia 1934, District of Columbia 1968. Member Harrison County Republican Executive Committee, 1936. Served as major United States Army Air Force, 1942-1946. Member American, Federal Communications bar associations, West Virginia State Bar, American Law Institute, Alexandria Association (president 1950-1953), Scabbard and Blade, Phi Delta Phi, Sigma Chi.

Background

Ford, Frederick Wayne was born on September 17, 1909 in Bluefield, West Virginia, United States. Son of George Michael and Annie Laurie (Linn) Ford.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, West Virginia University, 1931;Juris Doctor, West Virginia University, 1934.

Career

Junior partner, Stathers & Cantrall, Clarksburg, 1934-1939;attorney, Federal Security Agency, 1939-1942;attorney, OPA, 1942, 46-47;attorney, Federal Communication Commission, 1947-1953;member, Federal Communication Commission, 1957-1965;chairman, Federal Communication Commission, 1960;1st assistant to assistant attorney general Office Legal Counsel, Department Justice, 1953-1956;acting assistant attorney general, Office Legal Counsel, 1956-1957;assistant department attorney general, United States, 1957;president, National Community television Association, 1965-1969;senior partner firm, Lovett, Ford, & Hennessey and predecessor, 1970-1981;partner, Pepper & Corazzini, 1981-1986.

Achievements

  • Bar: West Virginia 1934, District of Columbia 1968.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editorial staff: West Virginia University Law Quar, 1932-1933.

Membership

Member Harrison County Republican Executive Committee, 1936. Served as major United States Army Air Force, 1942-1946. Member American, Federal Communications bar associations, West Virginia State Bar, American Law Institute, Alexandria Association (president 1950-1953), Scabbard and Blade, Phi Delta Phi, Sigma Chi.

Clubs: Young Republican of Harrison County (president 1939), Congressional Country, Belle Haven Country.

Connections

Son of George Michael and Annie Laurie (Linn) F. M. Virginia Lee Carter, August 12, 1933 (deceased February 1958). 1 daughter, Mary Carter.

M. Mary Margaret Mahony, October 11, 1959 (divorced August 1981). 1 son, Frederick Wayne.

father:
George Michael Ford

mother:
Annie Laurie (Linn) Ford

spouse:
Virginia Lee Carter

spouse:
Mary Margaret Mahony