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George Howard Williams, American lawyer, association executive. Bar: New York 1946. Decorated Legion of Merit, Silver Star.

Background

Williams, George Howard was born on February 12, 1918 in Hempstead, New York, United States. Son of George R. and Marcella (Hogan) Williams.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Hofstra College, 1939;honorary Doctor of Laws, Hofstra College, 1969;Juris Doctor, New York University, 1946;honorary Doctor of Laws, New York University, 1969;postgraduate, New York University, 1959.

Career

Administrative assistant to dean, New York University Law School, New York City, 1946-1948;instructor law, New York University Law School, New York City, 1948-1950;assistant professor, New York University Law School, New York City, 1950-1952;associate professor, New York University Law School, New York City, 1952-1955;professor, New York University Law School, New York City, 1956-1962;vice president university development, New York University Law School, New York City, 1962-1966;executive vice president planning and development, New York University Law School, New York City, 1966-1968;president, American U., Washington, 1968-1975;executive vice president, director, American Judicature Society, Chicago, 1976-1987.

Achievements

  • He won a Silver Star for bravery and other decorations and was held prisoner by the Germans for eight months before escaping.

Works

Membership

Board directors National Center Education Politics, 1948-1958, trustee, 1958-1965. Trustee Hofstra University, 1961-1964. Chairman board trustees Trinity College, Vermont, 1978-1986.

Board directors Center for Conflict Resolution, 1988-2000, University Support Services Served to lieutenant colonel, infantry Army of the United States, World World War World War II. Member American Political Science Association, American Bar Association Association Bar City New York, Alpha Kappa Delta, Phi Delta Phi. Clubs: New York University (New York City).

National Lawyers (Washington).

Connections

Married Mary Celeste Madden, November 23, 1946. Children– Mary Beth Williams Barritt, Stephen, Kevin, Jeanne Marie.

father:
George R. Williams

mother:
Marcella (Hogan) Williams

Spouse:
Mary Celeste Madden

Child:
Mary Beth Williams Barritt Williams

Child:
Stephen Williams

Child:
Kevin Williams

Child:
Jeanne Marie Williams