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James William Fulbright Edit Profile

politician

James William Fulbright, American former senator. Bar: District of Columbia 1934. Recipient Onassis International prize, 1989, Presidential medal of Freedom. Member Sigma Chi. Club: Rotarian.

Background

Fulbright, James William was born on April 9, 1905 in Sumner, Missouri, United States. Son of Jay and Roberta (Waugh) Fulbright.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Univercity Arkansas, 1925;Bachelor of Arts, Oxford (England) University, 1928;Master of Arts, Oxford (England) University, 1931;Bachelor of Laws, George Washington University, 1934.

Career

Special attorney, Anti-Trust Division unites states department Justice, 1934-1935;instructor in law, George Washington University, 1935-1936;lecturer in law, University Arkansas, 1936-1939;president, U. Arkansas, 1939-1941;member, 78th congress from 3d District ArkansasUnited States senator from, Arkansas, 1945-1974;member commission on finance, member joint economics committee, Chairman of Commission on foreign relations. Of counsel firm, Hogan & Hartson, Washington, 1975-1993;retired, 1993. Delaware 9th General Assembly United Nations, 1954.

Achievements

  • Bar: District of Columbia 1934.

Works

Membership

78th Congress (1943-1945), 3rd District, Arkansas.

Connections

Married Elizabeth William, June 15, 1932 (deceased 1985). Children: Elizabeth (Mistress John Winnacker), Roberta (Mistress Edward Thaddeus Foote II). Married Harriet Mayor, March 10, 1990.

father:
Jay Fulbright

mother:
Roberta (Waugh) Fulbright

spouses:
Elizabeth William

Harriet Mayor

children:
Elizabeth Fulbright (Mistress John Winnacker)

Roberta Fulbright (Mistress Edward Thaddeus Foote II)