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Laurens Williams, American lawyer. Recipient Alexander Hamilton medal for distinguished leadership Treasury Department. Member American, Nebraska (president 1953), Federal (nat. council 1954-1963) bar associations, American Law Institute (council.

Background

Williams, Laurens was born on December 14, 1906 in Pottsville, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Henry Laurens and Marian (Mortimer) Williams.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Hastings College, 1928. Bachelor of Laws, Cornell Univercity, 1931. Honorary Doctor of Laws, U. Nebraska, 1968.

Career

Admitted to Nebraska bar, 1931, District of Columbia, bar, 1956, Georgia bar, 1957. Practice of law, Omaha, 1931-1954. Partner Young, Williams & Holm, 1936-1954.

Assistant to secretary reasury Department, head legal advisory staff, 1954-1956. Senior partner Sutherland, Asbill & Brennan, specializing federal tax matters.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author articles on legal subjects.

Membership

Member American, Nebraska (president 1953), Federal (nat. council 1954-1963) bar associations, American Law Institute (council. Clubs: Omaha.

Connections

Married second, Irene Benson, March 22, 1958. Children previous marriage: Henry L. IV, Catharine (Mistress.

father:
Henry Laurens Williams

mother:
Marian (Mortimer) Williams

spouse:
Irene Benson