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Lawyer

James Gaston Williamson, American lawyer. Bar: Arkansas 1935, New York 1947. Rhodes scholar University Arkansas, 1935. Lieutenant colonel United States Army, 1941-1946: PTO; European Theatre of Operations. Fellow American College Probate Counsel; member American Bar Association, Arkansas Bar Foundation (president 1962-1963), Arkansas Bar Association, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Williamson, James Gaston was born on January 22, 1914 in Monticello, Arkansas, United States. Son of Lamar and Lillian (Phillips) Williamson.

Education

Public Schools, Monticello. University of Arkansas (Bachelor of Arts, 1934). University of Arkansas and University of Oxford, England (Bachelor of Arts, Juris., 1937.

B. Litt., Juris., 1938).

Career

Worked at Rose Law Firm, A Professional Association (Little Rock, Arkansas) specializing in Taxation Law, Corporate Law, Estate Planning Law, Probate Law. Admitted to the bar, 1935, Arkansas. 1946, New York.

Member: Pulaski County, Arkansas (President, 1968-1969.

Recipient, Outstanding Lawyer Award, 1979) and American Bar Associations. Overton Inn of Court. Arkansas Bar Foundation (Chairman, 1961-1962).

Fellow: American Bar Foundation. American College of Trust and Estate Counsel. Military: Lieutenant Colonel, United States.

Army, 1941-1946.

Achievements

  • Bar: Arkansas 1935, New York 1947.

Membership

Member: Pulaski County, Arkansas (President, 1968-1969. Recipient, Outstanding Lawyer Award, 1979) and American Bar Associations. Overton Inn of Court.

Arkansas Bar Foundation (Chairman, 1961-1962). Fellow: American Bar Foundation. American College of Trust and Estate Counsel.

Military: Lieutenant Colonel, United States. Army, 1941-1946.

Connections

Married Wrenetta Worthen, November 27, 1940. Children: James, George Gordon, Edith.

father:
Lamar Williamson

mother:
Lillian (Phillips) Williamson

spouse:
Wrenetta Worthen

child:
James Williamson

child:
George Gordon Williamson

child:
Edith Williamson