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educator , Lawyer

Howard Russell Williams, American Lawyer, educator. Bar: New York 1941. Recipient Clyde O. Martz Tchg. award Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation, 1994. Board regents Berkeley Baptist Divinity School, 1966-1967; trustee Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation, 1964-1966, 68-85. With United States Army, 1941-1946. Member Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Williams, Howard Russell was born on September 26, 1915 in Evansville, Indiana, United States. Son of Clyde Alfred and Grace (Preston) Williams.

Education

AB, Washington University, St. Louis, 1937. Bachelor of Laws, Columbia University, 1940.

Career

With firm, Root, Clark, Buckner & Ballantine, New York City, 1940-1941;professor of law, assistant dean, University Texas Law School, Austin, 1946-1951;professor of law, Columbia University Law School, New York City, 1951-1963;Dwight professor, Columbia Law School, 1959-1963;professor of law, Stanford University, 1963-1985;Stella W. and Ira S. Lillick professor, Stanford University, 1968-1982;professor emeritus, Stanford University, 1982;Robert E. Paradise professor natural resources, Stanford University, 1983-1985;professor emeritus, Stanford University, since 1985. Oil and gas consultant President's Materials Policy Commission, 1951. Member California Law Revision Commission, 1971-1979, vice chairman, 1976-1977, chairman, 1978-1979.

Achievements

  • Bar: New York 1941.

Works

Membership

Board regents Berkeley Baptist Divinity School, 1966-1967. Trustee Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation, 1964-1966, 68-85. With United States Army, 1941-1946.

Member Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married Virginia Merle Thompson, November 3, 1942 (deceased December 2000). 1 son, Frederick S.T.

father:
Clyde Alfred Williams

mother:
Grace (Preston) Williams

spouse:
Virginia Merle Thompson