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Morton Boyte Howell

Lawyer

Morton Boyte Howell, American lawyer. Bar: Tennessee 1941, United States District Court (middle district) Tennessee 1947, United States Supreme Court 1952, United States Court Appeals (6th circuit) 1966. Member of American Bar Association, Tennessee Bar Association, Nashville Bar Association, Exchange Club, Cumberland Club, Phi Delta Theta.

Background

Howell, Morton Boyte was born on July 17, 1919 in Nashville, Tennessee, United States. Son of Morton B. and Marie Lyle (Harwell) Howell.

Education

Vanderbilt University (Bachelor of Arts, 1939). Yale University (Bachelor of Laws, 1942). Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Delta Phi.

City Recorder, 1946-1947, City Attorney, 1947-1975 and Mayor, 1975-1982, City of Belle Meade. Trustee, University of Nashville, Montgomery Bell Academy, since 1957. Director, Southwestern at Memphis (now Rhodes College), 1958-1966.

Career

Associate Price, Barksdale & Price, 1946—1951. Private practice law Nashville, 1951—1957, 1964—1965. Partner Howell, Neese & Tuck, 1957—1962, Howell & Tuck, 1962—1963.

With Howell & Fisher, 1966—1982, Howell, Fisher, Branham & North, Nashville, 1983—1987, Howell, Fisher & Branham, 1987. City recorder City of Belle Meade, Tennessee, 1946—1947, city attorney, 1947—1974, mayor, 1974—1982. Captain United States Army Air Force, 1942-1946.

Membership

Member of American Bar Association, Tennessee Bar Association, Nashville Bar Association, Exchange Club, Cumberland Club, Phi Delta Theta.

Connections

Married Nancy Watkins, September 25, 1943. Children: Morton B., William W.

father:
Morton B. Howell

mother:
Marie Lyle (Harwell) Howell

spouse:
Nancy Watkins

child:
Morton B. Howell

child:
William W Howell