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Lawyer

John Cornelius Williams, American Lawyer. Bar: South Carolina. bar 1931. Served to colonel United States Army, 1940-1946. Member South Carolina. Bar Association, Spartanburg County Bar Association (past president), 4th United States Judicial Conference, Veterans of Foreign Wars (past commander South Carolina.), American Legion, 40 and 8, BlueKey, Pi Kappa Delta, Phi Kappa Sigma, Phi Alpha Delta.

Background

Williams, John Cornelius was born on January 24, 1903 in Lee Valley, Tennessee, United States. Son of Hugh and Kitty (Lawrence) Williams.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Wofford College, 1927; Bachelor of Laws, University South Carolina., 1931.

Career

Principal, Campobello High School, Spartanburg County, South Carolina., 1927-1928; practiced in, Spartanburg, 1931-1961; United State Attorneys, Western District South Carolina., 1951-1954, 61-68; partner law firm, Williams and Williams, Spartanburg, since 1968. Member S. C. Legislature, 1931-1932, 49-50.

Achievements

  • Bar: South Carolina. bar 1931.

Politics

Churches should be encouraged to teach and preach biblical truth on moral issues and to urge their members to vote according to their beliefs, convictions, and values.

Views

Responsibility for parenting is to encourage social, economic, and religious efforts to maintain and strengthen relationships within families in order that every member may be assisted toward complete personhood.

Membership

Served to colonel United States Army, 1940-1946. Member South Carolina Bar Association, Spartanburg County Bar Association (past president), 4th United States Judicial Conference, Veterans of Foreign Wars (past Commander South Carolina), American Legion, 40 and 8, Blue Key, Pi Kappa Delta, Phi Kappa Sigma, Phi Alpha Delta. Clubs: Masons (32 degree).

Connections

1 son by former marriage, John Cornelius. Married Darthey I. Black, August 12, 1954. 1 daughter, Kitty.

father:
Hugh Williams

mother:
Kitty (Lawrence) Williams

spouse:
Darthey I. Black