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Lawyer

Robert Shields Sams, American lawyer. Decorated chevalier de L’Ordre de la Couronne. Member American, Georgia, Atlanta bar associations, Princeton Alumni Association Georgia, English-speaking Union (chairman Atlanta branch), Phi Beta Kappa, Delta Sigma Rho.

Background

Sams, Robert Shields was born on April 16, 1905 in Atlanta. Son of Richard Fuller and Elizabeth (Jones) Sams.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Princeton, 1925. Bachelor of Arts Jurisprudence, University of Oxford, 1927.

Career

Admitted to Georgia bar, 1928, practiced in Atlanta. Associate Troutman & Troutman, 1928-1930, Colquitt, Parker, Troutman & Arkwright, 1930-1935, Colquitt, MacDougald, Troutman & Arkwright, 1935-1937. Partner MacDougald, Troutman & Arkwright, 1937-1947, MacDougald, Troutman, Sams & Branch, 1947-1949, MacDougald, Troutman, Sams & Schroder, 1949-1953, now Troutman, Sams, Schroder & Lockerman.

Honorary Belgium consul, Atlanta, 1949-1959. Director Munich American Reassurance Company, National Bank of Georgia. Former vice chairman planning div.

Metropolitan Atlanta Community Services, Incorporated.

Membership

Member American, Georgia, Atlanta bar associations, Princeton Alumni Association Georgia, English-speaking Union (chairman Atlanta branch), Phi Beta Kappa, Delta Sigma Rho. Clubs: Piedmont Driving, Capital City, Commerce, Lawyers (Atlanta).

Connections

Married Mary Blair Armstrong, October 15, 1930. Children: Robert S., Mary Blair (Mistress.

father:
Richard Fuller Sams

mother:
Elizabeth (Jones) Sams

spouse:
Mary Blair Armstrong

children:
Robert S. Sams

Mary Blair (Mrs Sams