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educator , Lawyer , arbitrator/mediator

Paul Hampton Sanders, American Lawyer, retired educator, arbitrator/mediator. Bar: Texas 1934, Georgia 1944, North Carolina 1946, Tennessee 1951.


Sanders, Paul Hampton was born on February 26, 1909 in Sherman, Texas, United States. Son of Jewell Richard and Louisa Jane (Gaskill) Sanders.


Bachelor of Arts, Austin College, 1931; Doctor of Laws, Austin College, 1960; Juris Doctor, Duke U., 1934.


Practiced with, Leo Brewer, San Antonio, 1934; assistant to director of national bar program, American Bar Association, Chicago, 1934-1936; assistant professor of law, Duke U., 1936-1940; associate professor of law, Duke U., 1940-1945; professor of law, Duke U., from 1946; practiced with firm of, Wilson and Sanders, Atlanta, 1946-1947; visiting professor law, School Jurisprudence, University of California at Berkeley, 1947-1948; professor of law, Vanderbilt University, 1948-1974; professor emeritus, Vanderbilt University, since 1974; past lecturer School Medicine, Vanderbilt University Adjunct Professor management Graduate School Management, Vanderbilt University regional attorney, unites states department of Labor, 1951-1953; principal mediation officer, National War Labor Board, Washington, 1942; regional attorney, headquarters, National War Labor Board, Atlanta, 1942-1944; regional vice chairman, National War Labor Board, Atlanta, 1944; regional attorney, National Wage Stabilization Board, Atlanta, 1946. Past lecturer Nashville School Social Work. Consultant Federal Civil Rights Commission, 1958-1961.

Director Race Relations Law Reporter, 1955-1959. Appointed member board inquiry, labor disputes in atomic energy installations, Oak Ridge, also Kentucky. Public member, chairman Industry Committee on Minimum Wages, Puerto Rico, 1950, 56-58, 60-61, 63, 67, 69, 71, 73, 75, 77.

Appointed member various Presidential emergency boards to consider labor disputes.


  • Bar: Texas 1934, Georgia 1944, North Carolina 1946, Tennessee 1951.


  • Other Work

    • Associate editor: Law and Contemporary Problems, 1937-1946. Editor symposia on Unauthorized Practice of Law, The Wage and Hour Law, Governmental Tort Liability, Alcoholic Beverage Control, Combating the Loan Shark, Labor in Wartime and Labor Dispute Settlement, all in Duke University, 1938-1946. Contributor articles to professional journals.


God has made believers one in Christ, clothed in the righteousness of Christ, and uniquely qualified to stand together in faith.


God wants to see people productive, creative, useful, and supremely happy, within an environment of spiritual perfection, health, peace, and love.


Industrial relations specialist, 12th Naval District 1944-1946, San Francisco. Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1945-1953. Member American Bar Association (council member, secretary labor relations section 1949-1952), American Law Institute (life), National Academy Arbitrators (past member, past board governors, regional chairman Southeastern states 1968-1974), American Arbitration Association (labor panel), National Conference Judicial Councils, Society Professionals in Dispute Resolution, Scholarship Society S., Order of Coif, Pi Gamma Mu, Phi Delta Phi.

Club: University (Nashville).


Married Pauline Cameron, February 23, 1935.

Jewell Richard Sanders

Louisa Jane (Gaskill) Sanders

Pauline Cameron