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Marshall Wilson Houts, American Lawyer, author, editors Bar: Tennessee 1940, Minnesota 1946, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1967. Decorated Bronze Arrowhead. Served with Office of Strategic Services, 1944-1946, China, Burma, India Theatre of Operations.

Background

Houts, Marshall Wilson was born on June 28, 1919 in Chattanooga. Son of Thomas Jefferson and Mary (Alexander) Houts.

Education

Associate of Arts, Brevard Junior College, 1937;Bachelor of Science in Law, University of Minnesota, 1941;Juris Doctor, University of Minnesota, 1941.

Career

Special agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Washington, Brazil, Havana, Boston, 1941-1944;partner, Palmer & Houts, Pipestone, Minnesota, 1946-1951;municipal judge, Pipestone, 1947-1951;general counsel, Erle Stanley Gardner's Court of Last Resort, Los Angeles, 1951-1960;professor of law, University of California at Los Angeles, 1954;professor of law, Michigan State University, East Lansing, 1955-1957; Adjunct Professor, Pepperdine U. Law School, 1972-1980;clinical professor forensic pathology, California College Medicine, University of California, Irvine, since 1972. Consultant police departments.

Achievements

  • Bar: Tennessee 1940, Minnesota 1946, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1967.

Works

Religion

Educated at Brevard College and the University of Minnesota Law School, Houts authored 44 books and helped create the television series Quincy, M.E. He authored a book on the death of Sir Harry Oakes and a book (co-authored with Harold Stassen) on Dwight Eisenhower.

Membership

Served with Office of Strategic Services, 1944-1946, China, Burma, India Theatre of Operations.

Connections

Married Mary O. Dealy, April 27, 1946. Children: Virginia, Kathy, Marsha, Patty, Tom, Cindy, Tim.

father:
Thomas Jefferson Houts

mother:
Mary (Alexander) Houts

spouse:
Mary O. Dealy

child:
Virginia Houts

child:
Kathy Houts

child:
Marsha Houts

child:
Patty Houts

child:
Tom Houts

child:
Cindy Houts

child:
Tim Houts