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Lawyer , writer

Myres Smith McDougal, American, British lawyer, writer. Bar: Mississippi 1935, United States Supreme Court 1963. Member of American Bar Association, Association American Law Schools, Institute de Droit International, American Academy Arts and Sciences, American Society International Law, Lawn (New Haven) club, Masons club, Graduates club, Cosmos (Washington) club, Yale (New York City) club, Kappa Sigma.

Background

McDougal, Myres Smith was born on November 23, 1906 in Burtons, Mississippi, United States. Son of Luther Love and Lulu Bell (Smith) McDougal.

Education

Bachelor of Arts Mississippi, 1926. AM, University Mississippi, 1927. Bachelor of Laws, University Mississippi, 1935.

Bachelor, Oxford University, England, 1929. Bachelor of Civil Law, Oxford University, England, 1930. Doctor of Juridical Science, Yale University, 1931.

Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Columbia University, 1954. Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Temple University, 1975. Doctor of Laws (honorary), Northwestern University, 1966.

Doctor of Laws (honorary), York University of Canberra, 1970. Doctor of Laws (honorary), University New Haven, 1975.

Career

Assistant professor law University Illinois, 1931—1934. Associate professor Yale University, 1934—1939, professor, from 1939, William K. Townsend professor law, 1944—1958, Sterling professor law, 1958—1975. Lecturer Fulbright Conference American Studies, Cambridge University, England, 1952.

Visiting professor Cairo University, 1959—1960. Cardozo Memorial lecturer Association Bar City New York, 1978. Attorney to assistant general counsel Lend-Lease Administrn., 1942.

General counsel Office Foreign Relief and Rehabilitation Operations, Department State, 1943. Member United States panel Permanent Court Arbitration, 1963—1969, United States delegate United Nations Conference Law Treaties, Vienna, 1969. Of counsel Government Saudi Arabia Aramco Arbitration, 1955—1956.

Achievements

  • Bar: Mississippi 1935, United States Supreme Court 1963.

Membership

Member of American Bar Association, Association American Law Schools, Institute de Droit International, American Academy Arts and Sciences, American Society International Law, Lawn (New Haven) club, Masons club, Graduates club, Cosmos (Washington) club, Yale (New York City) club, Kappa Sigma.

Connections

Married Frances McDannold Lee, December 27, 1933. 1 child John Lee.

father:
Luther Love McDougal

mother:
Lulu Bell (Smith) McDougal

spouse:
Frances McDannold Lee

child:
John Lee McDougal