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Lawyer

James Davison Fellers, American Lawyer. Bar: Oklahoma 1936.

Background

Fellers, James Davison was born on April 17, 1913 in Oklahoma City. Son of Morgan S. and Olive R. (Kennedy) Fellers.

Education

Bachelor of Arts Oklahoma, 1936. Juris Doctor, University Oklahoma, 1936. Doctor of Laws (honorary), Suffolk University, 1974.

Doctor of Laws (honorary), William Mitchell College Law, 1976. Honorary Doctor of Laws, San Fernando Valley University, 1976. Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Oklahoma Christian College, 1974.

Doctor of Laws (honorary), Oklahoma City University, 1991.

Career

Practiced in Oklahoma City of counsel, Fellers, Snider, Blankenship, Bailey & Tippens member, United States Committee Selection of Federal Judicial Officers, 1977-1979; member board, National Legal Aid and Defender Association, 1973-1976; board directors, American Bar Endowment, 1977-1992. Member of advisory board International and Comparative Law Center.

Achievements

  • Bar: Oklahoma 1936.

Membership

Trustee Southwestern Legal Foundation. Honorary consul Belgium, for Oklahoma, 1972-1987. Served to lieutenant colonel United States Air Force, 8 campaigns, 1941-1945, European Theatre of Operations, Mediterranean Theatre of Operations.

Fellow American College Trial Lawyers, American Bar Foundation, Oklahoma Bar Foundation, National Judicial College (director 1967-1970). Member American Bar Association (national chairman junior bar conference 1946-1947, governor 1962-1965, chairman house of deals 1966-1968, president 1974-1975), Barra Mexicana (honorary), Canada Bar Association (honorary), International Bar Association, Inter-American Bar Association, Minnesota Bar Association (honorary), Oklahoma Bar Association (president 1964), West Virginia Bar Association (honorary), American Judicature Society, American Law Institute (life, ALI-American Bar Association committee continuing professional education 1947-1949, 73-75), Institute Judicial Administration, International Association Defense Counsel (vice president 1955-1956), National Conference Bar President's, World Peace through Law Center, Fellows of Young Lawyers American Bar (honorary chairman 1977-1979), Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce (director 1976), Phi Kappa Psi.

Connections

Son of and Olive R. (Kennedy) F. Married Margaret Ellen Randerson, March 11, 1939. Children: Kay Lynn Fellers Sturm, Lou Ann Fellers Street, James Davison.

father:
Morgan S. Fellers

mother:
Olive R. (Kennedy) Fellers

spouse:
Margaret Ellen Randerson

child:
James Davison Fellers

child:
Kay Lynn Fellers Sturm Fellers

child:
Lou Ann Fellers Street Fellers