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Lawyer

Hartwell Davis, American Lawyer. Bar: Georgia, Alabama, Florida bars 1931.

Background

Davis, Hartwell was born on December 18, 1906 in Auburn, Alabama, United States. Son of Christopher Hartwell and Elizabeth Myrick (Dowdell) Davis.

Education

Student, University Florida, 1923-1924; Bachelor of Science, Auburn U., 1928; postgraduate (Woodrow Wilson Memorial scholar), University of Virginia Law School, 1929-1930; Juris Doctor, Emory University, 1931.

Career

Clerk, Bradenton Bank & Trust Company, Florida, 1924-1925; practiced at, Opelika and Montgomery, Alabama, retired; assistant United State Attorneys, Middle District Alabama, 1932-1951; United State Attorneys, Middle District Alabama, 1953-1962; city attorney, Montgomery, 1951-1953; special assistant attorney general, Alabama, 1964-1971.

Achievements

  • Bar: Georgia, Alabama, Florida bars 1931.

Membership

Delaware Southeast jurisdictional conferences Methodist Church, 1948, 52, 56. Member Methodist General Board Evangelism, 1952-1956. Secretary-treasurer Methodist Alabama Conference Board Lay Activities, 1945-1960.

President Montgomery Young Men’s Christian Association, 1939-1940, director, 1935-1957. Chairman Court of Honor, Tuckabatchee area Boy Scouts American, 1951-1952, chairman merit badge committee, 1953. Trustee George Wheeler Memorial Scholarship Fund, 1941-1971.

Board directors Alabama Methodist Children's Home, 1953-1976, 1st vice president, 1973-1974. Member American Bar Association, Alabama Bar Association, Montgomery Bar Association, Alabama History Association, Chamber of C., Sigma Nu, Phi Alpha Delta, Theta Alpha Phi. Clubs: Kiwanian (president 1938), Tuesday Evening Social, Fresh Air Domino.

Connections

Son of Christopher Hartwell and Elizabeth Myrick (Dowdell) D. M. Elizabeth Mardre, February 24, 1933. Children: Hartwell, Letitia Dowdell Davis Hamill.

father:
Christopher Hartwell Davis

mother:
Elizabeth Myrick (Dowdell) Davis

spouse:
Elizabeth Mardre

child:
Letitia Dowdell Davis Hamill Davis

child:
Hartwell Davis