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Lawyer

Hale McCown was American judge. Bar: Oregon 1937, Nebraska 1942. Recipient Distinguished Alumnus award Hastings College, 1981, Charles Son of Murphy award Duke University, 1986, Legal Pioneer award Nebraska Bar Foundation, 1996, Alumni Appreciation award Duke University, 1981.

Background

McCown, Hale was born on January 19, 1914 in Kansas, Illinois, United States. Son of Ross S. and Pauline (Collins) McCown.

Education

Hastings College (Bachelor of Arts). Duke University (Bachelor of Laws).

Career

With firm Carey, Hart, Spencer & McCulloch, Portland, 1937-1942. Private practice Beatrice, Nebraska, 1942-1965. Partner McCown, Baumfalk & Dalke.

Justice Supreme Court Nebraska, 1965-1983.

Achievements

  • Bar: Oregon 1937, Nebraska 1942.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author articles in legal journals.

Membership

Served to lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1945. Fellow American College Trial Lawyers, American College Trust and Estate Counsel. Member American Bar Association (legal ethics committee 1957-1962), Nebraska Bar Association (chairman house delegations 1955-1956, president 1960-1961), American Law Institute (member council 1969–2000, emeritus 2000^), American Judicature Society.

Connections

Son of and Pauline (Collins) McC. Married Helen Lanier, July 15, 1938. Children: Robert B., William L., Mary Lynn.

father:
Ross S. McCown

mother:
Pauline (Collins) McCown

spouse:
Helen Lanier

child:
Robert B. McCown

child:
William L. McCown

child:
Mary Lynn McCown