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Lawyer

HOUSTON WILLIAMS, American Lawyer, Partner of WILLIAMS, PORTER, DAY & NEVILLE,, specializing in the field of General Civil Practice in all Courts. Probate, Corporation, Insurance, Oil and Gas Law. Trials.

Background

Williams, Houston Garvin was born on November 27, 1922 in Estancia, New Mexico, United States. Son of Jason Christian and Katherine (Garvin) Williams.

Education

University of Colorado (Bachelor of Science Civil Engineering, 1947. Juris Doctor, 1950). Phi Alpha Delta. Order of the Coif; Sigma Tau.

Chi Epsilon.

Career

Associate W.J. Wehrli, Casper, Wyoming, 1950—1964. Partner Wehrli and Williams, 1964—1978, Williams, Porter, Day and Neville, Casper, 1978—1979. President Williams, Porter, Day and Neville, Professional Corporation, from 1979.

Served to captain C.E. United States Air Force, 1943-1946. Special Assistant Attorney General, Federal and Indian Water Litigation, Wyoming, 1976-1985.

Achievements

  • Bar: Colorado 1950, Wyoming 1950, United States District Court Wyoming 1950, United States Court Appeals (10th circuit) 1956, United States Supreme Court 1971.

Membership

Board directors United Fund, Blue Envelope Health Fund. Fellow: American Bar Foundation (life). Member: American Bar Association (house delegations 1975-1977), American Judicature Society, American College Probate Counsel, American College Trial Lawyers, International Society Barristers (board governors), Natrona County Bar Association (president 1960), Wyoming State Bar 1972-1973, Knights of Columbus Club (Casper), Rotary Club 1969-1970.

Connections

Married Martha Germon, April 1, 1945. Children: Barry G., Richard L.

father:
Jason Christian Williams

mother:
Katherine (Garvin) Williams

spouse:
Martha Germon

children:
Barry G. Williams

Richard L. Williams