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Lawyer

Lee Anthony Worrell was American lawyer. Bar: Rhode Island 1931, United States District Court Rhode Island 1932, United States Court Appeals (1st circuit) 1955, United States Supreme Court 1955.

Background

Worrell, Lee Anthony was born on November 12, 1907 in Providence. Son of Charles Tylden and Atala Lee Worrell.

Education

Student, Boston University, 1925—1927. Bachelor of Laws, Boston University, 1930.

Career

Bar: Rhode Island 1931, United States District Court Rhode Island 1932, United States Court Appeals (1st circuit) 1955, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1955. With Gardner, Moss & Haslam, Providence, 1930-1932, Shepard and Worrell, Providence, 1932, Sisson and Fletcher, Providence, 1940, Sisson, Fletcher, Worrell and Hodge, 1941-1943, Worrell and Hodge, Providence, 1943-1976. Sole practitioner, Providence, 1933-1940, 76-90.

Retired, 1990; officer, director various corporations.

Achievements

  • Bar: Rhode Island 1931, United States District Court Rhode Island 1932, United States Court Appeals (1st circuit) 1955, United States Supreme Court 1955.

Membership

Member Providence City Council, 1947-1961, minority leader, 1947-1961. Member Providence Bureau Licenses, 1961-1965. Served to Lieutenant United States Navy, 1944-1946.

Fellow American College Trial Lawyers (emeritus). Member Rhode Island Bar Association (secretary 1939-1944,president 1966-1967). Clubs: University (Providence).

Connections

Married Edith Read DeWitt, October 8, 1932. Children: Richard DeWitt, Elizabeth Lee, Anne Randall.

father:
Charles Tylden

mother:
Atala Lee Worrell

spouse:
Edith Read DeWitt

child:
Richard DeWitt Worrell

child:
Elizabeth Lee Worrell

child:
Anne Randall Worrell