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Municipal Securities lawyer

Lawrence Dumas, American Municipal Securities lawyer Member American Judicature Society, Alabama Bar Foundation, American (Alabama chairman junior bar conference 1947), Alabama, Birmingham bar associations; Clubs:.

Background

Dumas, Lawrence was born on October 12, 1908 in Talladega, Alabama, United States. Son of William Lawrence and Mary (Hicks) Dumas.

Education

Bachelor of Arts summa cum laude, Davidson College, 1929. Juris Doctor, Harvard University, 1932. Master of Laws, George Washington University, 1933.

Juris Doctor, Georgetown University,1935.

Career

Admitted to Alabama bar,1932, District of Columbia Bar, 1933. Attorney Federal Farm Board and Public Works Administration, 1932-1936. Practicein Birmingham, Alabama, 1936-1943, 44—.

Attorney Office of Price Administration, assistant United State Attorneys, 1943-1944. Member firm Cabaniss, Johnston, Gardner, Dumas & O'Neal. Member Alabama Constitution Commission, 1970-1977.

Member Industrial Securities Advisory Council, 1975-1978. Member Alabama House of Representatives, 1947-1955, Alabama Senate, 1959-1966. Chairman Alabama Legislation Council, 1955, 63.

Chairman advisory board local Salvation Army. Trustee Carraway Methodist Medical Center.

Achievements

  • Bar: Alabama 1932, District of Columbia 1933.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Politics

Christian discipleship is a commitment to work for social and political change of the community you live in.

Views

Every individual should try to be open to others and willing to be changed. Therefore, community members should meet regularly in order to open their hearts, share their knowledge, thoughts and experience.

Membership

Chairman advisory board local Salvation Army. Trustee Carraway Methodist Medical Center. Member of Birmingham Bar.

Association (official board), Alabama Bar. Association, American Bar. Association (Alabama chairman junior bar conference 1947), Alabama Bar Foundation, American Judicature Society, Birmingham Exchange Club (president 1958-1959), Shriners Club (potentate Zamora temple 1967), Masons Club.

Connections

Married Donald Berry, December 4, 1940. Children: Mary Aleta Dumas Schanbacher, Lawrence, William Berry, John Hicks.

father:
William Lawrence Dumas

mother:
Mary (Hicks) Dumas

spouse:
Donald Berry

child:
William Berry Dumas

child:
John Hicks Dumas

child:
Lawrence Dumas

child:
Mary Aleta Dumas Schanbacher Dumas