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John Davisson Phillips

Lawyer

John Davisson Phillips was American lawyer. Bar: West Virginia 1932. Past member West Virginia State Board Law Examiners. Served as captain United States Marine Corps Reserve, World World War World War II; Fellow American Bar Foundations; member American Bar Association, West Virginia Bar Association (president 1955-1956), American Judicature Society, Phi Kappa Psi, Phi Delta Phi, Fort Henry Club.

Background

Phillips, John Davisson was born on August 21, 1906 in Clarksburg, West Virginia, United States. Son of Robert Bruce and Lela (Davisson) Phillips.

Education

Student, Washington and Lee University, 1925. AB, West Virginia University, 1928. Bachelor of Laws, West Virginia University, 1930.

Postgrad., Oxford University, 1932.

Career

General practice law, Wheeling, West Virginia, 1932-1991. Of counsel Phillips, Gardill, Kaiser & Altmeyer. Retired, 1991

Assistant prosecuting attorney Ohio County, 1937-1940.

City solicitor City of Wheeling, 1942-1947.

Achievements

  • Bar: West Virginia 1932.

Membership

Past member West Virginia State Board Law Examiners. Served as captain United States Marine Corps Reserve, World World War World War II. Fellow American Bar Foundations.

Member American Bar Association, West Virginia Bar Association (president 1955-1956), American Judicature Society, Phi Kappa Psi, Phi Delta Phi, Fort Henry Club.

Connections

Married Virginia Maxwell, November 12, 1932. Children: John Davisson, Julia Anne.

father:
Robert Bruce Phillips

mother:
Lela (Davisson) Phillips

spouse:
Virginia Maxwell

child:
John Davisson Phillips

child:
Julia Anne Phillips