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Lawyer

John Davis Kerr, American lawyer. Member Committee on Grievances and Discipline. Trustee University of Southern California, since 1952.; Fellow American College Probate Counsel; member American, South Carolina. (Executive Committee 1949-1951, president 1957), Spartanburg County (president 1949) bar associations, Pi Kappa Phi.; Mason, Rotarian, Elk.

Background

Kerr, John Davis was born on April 24, 1903 in Abbeville, South Carolina, United States. Son of John Davis and Corrie (McClung) Kerr.

Education

Student Bailey Military Institute, Greenwood, South Carolina., 1917-1918, Washington and Lee University, 1919-1921. Bachelor of Laws, University South Carolina., 1925.

Career

Admitted to South Carolina. bar, 1925. Practiced in Abbeville, 1925, Spartanburg, since 1926. Senior member Kerr & Smith.

Special presiding judge Common Pleas Court, 1952, 56, 57.

Membership

Member Committee on Grievances and Discipline. Trustee University of Southern California, since 1952. Fellow American College Probate Counsel.

Member American, South Carolina. (Executive Committee 1949-1951, president 1957), Spartanburg County (president 1949) bar associations, Pi Kappa Phi. Mason, Rotarian, Elk.

Connections

Married Victoria Howie, December 26, 1931.

father:
John Davis Kerr

mother:
Corrie (McClung) Kerr

spouse:
Victoria Howie