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Lawyer

Howard Clarke Gaines was American lawyer. Bar: District of Columbia Bar 1936, Supreme Court of the United States Court bar 1946, United States Court Claims bar 1947, California bar 1948.

Background

Gaines, Howard Clarke was born on September 6, 1909 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Howard Wright and Ruth Adeline-Clarke Thomas Gaines.

Education

Catholic University of America (Juris Doctor, 1936).

Career

Individual practice law, Washington, 1938-1943, 46-47;individual practice law, Santa Barbara, California, 1948-1951;associate firm, Price, Postel & Parma, Santa Barbara, 1951-1954;partner, Price, Postel & Parma, 1954-1988;of counsel, 1989-1994;retired, 1994. Chairman Santa Barbara Bench and Bar Committee, 1972-1974.

Achievements

  • Bar: District of Columbia Bar 1936, Supreme Court of the United States Court bar 1946, United States Court Claims bar 1947, California bar 1948.

Membership

Chairman Santa Barbara Police and Fire Commission, 1948-1952. Member of advisory board Santa Barbara Committee on Alcoholism, 1956-1967. Board directors Santa Barbara Humane Society, 1958-1969, 85-92.

Board of trustees Santa Barbara Botanic Garden, since 1960, vice president, 1967-1969. Board of trustees Cancer Foundation Santa Barbara, 1960-1977. Director Santa Barbara Mental Health Association, 1957-1959, vice president, 1959.

President Santa Barbara Foundation, 1976-1979, trustee, since 1979. Fellow American Bar Foundation. Member American Bar Association, Bar Association District of Columbia, State Bar California (governor 1969-1972, vice president 1971-1972, tres.

1971-1972), Santa Barbara County Bar Association (president 1957-1958), American Judicature Society, Santa Barbara Club.

Connections

Married Audrey Allen, July 18, 1936. Children: Clarke Allen, Margaret Anne.

father:
Howard Wright

mother:
Ruth Adeline-Clarke Thomas Gaines

spouse:
Audrey Allen

child:
Clarke Allen Gaines

child:
Margaret Anne Gaines