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Lawyer

Robert Willoughby Williams, American lawyer. Served in C.S.A. during Civil War; member of Conference State Commissioners on Uniform State Laws (executive president); Member American State Bar Association (member general council since 1888, uniform laws committee since 1889). National Geography Society.

Background

Williams, Robert Willoughby was born on February 21, 1845 in Tallahassee, Florida, United States. Son of General Robert White and Susan S. (Branch) Williams.

Education

Educated University of North Carolina, 1861.

Career

Served in C.S.A. during Civil War. Colonel Louisiana state troops, 1880. Judge advocate general Florida state troops, 1885.

President police jury, E. Carroll Parish, Louisiana, 1880-1882. Commissioner of Florida on Uniform State Laws. Member of Conference State Commissioners on Uniform State Laws (executive president).

Delegate Universal Congress lawyers and Jurists, St. Louis, 1904.

Membership

Served in C.S.A. during Civil War. Member of Conference State Commissioners on Uniform State Laws (executive president). Member American State Bar Association (member general council since 1888, uniform laws committee since 1889).

National Geography Society.

Connections

Married Virginia M. Sutton, March 9, 1864.

father:
General Robert White Williams

mother:
Susan S. (Branch) Williams

spouse:
Virginia M. Sutton