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Lawyer

Gibson Boudinot Witherspoon, American lawyer. Bar: Virginia 1926, Mississippi 1927, Supreme Court of the United States Court.

Background

Witherspoon, Gibson Boudinot was born on August 7, 1903 in Lexington, Virginia, United States. Son of Elias Boudinot and Magdalene Moore (Gibson) Witherspoon.

Education

AB, Washington & Lee University, 1925. Juris Doctor, Washington & Lee University, 1927.

Career

Practice, Meridian, Mississippi, 1927-1981. Member firm Witherspoon, Copmton & Mason and predecessor firm. Commissioner uniform state laws, Mississippi, 1945-1981.

Director Mississippi Economic Council, 1962-1981.

Achievements

  • Bar: Virginia 1926, Mississippi 1927, Supreme Court of the United States Court.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to legal journals. Associate editor Commercial Law Journal, 1945-1981, board governors, 1962-1972.

Membership

Delaware Democratic National Convention, Los Angeles, 1960. Fellow American Bar Foundation. Member American Bar Association (chairman state legislation committee 1962-1963, member board govd.

1970-1972, member house of deals 1955-1975, National Institute Justice, 1977-1981), Probate Counsel, Federation Insurance Counsel, International Association Insurance Counsel, International Trial Counsel, Mississippi Bar Association (past president), Mississippi Chamber of Commerce (board directors), Meridian Chamber of Commerce (board directors), Scribes (president 1955), Northwood Country Club, Downtown Club, Meridian Kiwanis (past president, Board of Governors).

Connections

Married Jewel Cook, April 25, 1940. Children: Mary Elizabeth (Mistress J. George Smith), Jane May (Mistress Harold PAgan Hope).

father:
Elias Boudinot Witherspoon

mother:
Magdalene Moore (Gibson) Witherspoon

spouse:
Jewel Cook

child:
Mary Elizabeth Witherspoon (Mistress J. George Smith)

child:
Jane May Witherspoon (Mistress Harold PAgan Hope)