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Robert Scott Spilman, American lawyer. Member city council, Charleston, 1935-1939, 47-51; member Charleston Municipal Planning Commission, from 1956, chairman, 1958-1966. Board of directors Charleston Community Chest, 1958-1962; Served lieutenant colonel United States Army Air Force, 1942-1946.; Member American, West Virginia (executive council 1966-1969) bar associations, American Law Institute, American Judicature Society, Kappa Alpha.

Background

Spilman, Robert Scott was born on January 6, 1908 in Charleston, West Virginia, United States. Son of Robert Scott and Eliza (Dillon) Spilman.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Virginia Military Institute, 1928. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard, 1932.

Career

1 son, Robert Scott III (deceased). Instructor American history Virginia Military Institute, 1928. Admitted to West Virginia bar, 1932, since practiced in Charleston.

Partner firm Spilman, Thomas, Battle & Klostermeyer, 1937-1969. Director Kanawha Banking & Trust Company, Charleston, Peerless Eagle Coal Company, Summersville, West Virginia, James River Hydrate & Supply Company, Buchanan, Virginia.

Membership

Member city council, Charleston, 1935-1939, 47-51. Member Charleston Municipal Planning Commission, from 1956, chairman, 1958-1966. Board of directors Charleston Community Chest, 1958-1962.

Served lieutenant colonel United States Army Air Force, 1942-1946. Member American, West Virginia (executive council 1966-1969) bar associations, American Law Institute, American Judicature Society, Kappa Alpha. Clubs: Edgewood Country, Army and Navy, Press (Charleston).

Connections

Married Ann Hatfield, April.

father:
Robert Scott Spilman

mother:
Eliza (Dillon) Spilman

spouse:
Ann Hatfield