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Reginald Turner Hamner, American lawyer. Bar: Alabama 1965, United States District Court (middle district) Alabama 1966, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1966, United States Court Military Appeals 1968, United States Supreme Court 1968, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit) 1981. Named Distinguished alumnus, U Alabama, 2004.

Background

Hamner, Reginald Turner was born on June 4, 1939 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States. Son of Raiford Samuel and Ellie Wells (Turner) Hamner.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Alabama, 1961. Juris Doctor, University Alabama, 1965.

Career

Bar: Alabama 1965, United States District Court (middle district) Alabama 1966, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1966, United States Court Military Appeals 1968, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1968, United States.Ct. Appeals (11th and 5th circuits) 1981. Law clerk Supreme Court Alabama, 1965.

Director legal-legislation affairs, The Medical Association, State of Alabama, 1968-1969. Secretary, executive director Alabama State Bar, Montgomery, 1969-1994, United States District Court (middle district) Alabama, 1995^. Coordinator court project, United States District Court (mid.dist.) Alabama, 1995^.

Board of directors Southeast branch, Young Men’s Christian Association, Montgomery, 1978-1981. Former legal counsel governmental advisory panels investigating Alabama Prison System. Vice chairman State Child Welfare Committee.

Director Attorneys Insurance Mutual of Alabama, Inc. Secretary, treasurer Alabama Law Foundation, 1987-1993. Chairman Alabama Rhodes Scholarship Committee, 1989-1994.

Membership

Board directors Southeast branch Young Men’s Christian Association, Montgomery, 1978—1981. Former legal counsel governmental advisory panels investigating Alabama Prison Systems. Vice chairman State Child Welfare Committee.

Board directors Attorneys Insurance Mutual Alabama, Inc., 1989—2008. Secretary, treasurer Alabama Law Foundation, 1987—1993. Chairman Alabama Rhodes Scholarship Committee, 1989—1994.

Board of directors Alabama Humanities Foundation, since 2004. Fellow: American Bar Foundation (life. State chairman 1994-1995).

Member: American Bar Association (member house delegations 1972-1976, 1985-1989, 1993, since 1965), Judicial Conference United States Court Appeals (11th circuit 1981-1996), Alabama Law Institute (council), Alabama Council Association Executives (president 1984), American Society Association Executives (commissioner certification committee 1978-1979), National Association Bar Executives (president 1978-1979), American Judicature Society, University Alabama National Alumni Association 1989-1990, Montgomery Country Club, Delta Tau Delta, Phi Alpha Delta, Alpha Epsilon Delta, Omicron Delta Kappa.

Connections

Married Anne Ellen Young, November 8, 1969. Children: Patrick Turner, William Christian.