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Lawyer , retired government official.

Paul Hawkins Gantt, Austrian lawyer, retired government official. Member District of Columbia Civil War Centennial Commission, 1962-1965.; Served with infantry Army of the United States, 1942-1943.; Member American, Federal (past president), Virginia bar associations, United League Lawyers (president United States section), National Lawyers.

Background

Gantt, Paul Hawkins was born on March 26, 1907 in Vienna, Austria. Son of Henry and Olga (Otte) Gans.

Education

Juris Utriusque Doctor, U. Vienna, 1931. Juris Doctor, College William and Mary, 1942.

Career

Admitted to Virginia bar, 1942, District of Columbia Bar, 1950. Practiced law in Vienna, Austria, 1935-1938. Attorney Arthur T. Vanderbilt, Newark, 1943-1944, National Housing Agency, 1944-1945, United States Bureau Mines, 1945-1946.

Trial attorney, chief counsel War Crimes, Nuernberg, Germany, 1946-1949, director special projects div., 1947-1949. Attorney Bureau Reclamation, Denver, 1950-1952. Attorney-adviser office solicitor Department Interior, 1952-1958, procurement counsel, 1958-1959, Chairman of the Board contract appeals, 1959-1964.

Chairman of the Board contract appeals Atomic Energy Commission, Washington, 1964-1974. Individual practice, Washington, 1974-1976.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Case of Alfred Packer, the Man-Eater, 1952. (with Irvin M. Gottlieb) Uncle Sam as a Landlord Under the Federal Tort Act, 1967. Decisions Relating to Condominiums, 1976.

Membership

Member District of Columbia Civil War Centennial Commission, 1962-1965. Served with infantry Army of the United States, 1942-1943. Member American, Federal (past president), Virginia bar associations, United League Lawyers (president United States section), National Lawyers.

Connections

Married Hilda E. Delaney, June 26, 1948.

father:
Henry Gans

mother:
Olga (Otte) Gans

spouse:
Hilda E. Delaney