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Victor Clarence Folsom, American Lawyer ( law: pract. & administration, Retired)International, privateCorporate, generallawyer. Recipient gold medal Inter-American Bar Association, 1967; William Roy Vallance award Inter-American Bar Foundation, 1977; Carl H. Fulda award Texas International Law Journal, 1981.


Folsom, Victor Clarence was born on December 31, 1909 in Dallas, Texas, United States. Son of Clarence S.T. and Mildred (Johnson) Folsom.


Student, University Texas, 1929—1933. Bachelor of Laws, Pacific Coast University, 1935.


Partner Mayhew & Folsom, Los Angeles, 1935—1940. Foreign department Reid & Priest, New York City, 1940—1942. Foreign legal consultant United States Alien Property Custodian, 1942—1944.

Foreign counsel Sterling Drug Incorporated, New York York City, 1944—1959. Vice president Sterling Products International, Inc., 1956—1959. General counsel United Fruit Company, Boston, 1960—1961, member management committee, 1960—1961, vice president, 1961—1970, general counsel, 1961—1970, director, 1962—1970, legal adviser, 1970—1974.

Member faculty Southwestern Legal Foundation, 1964—1987, chairman advisory board international and comparative law center, 1968—1970. Counsel Escobar, Garcia, Ortiz, Antolinos & Inman, Mexico City, 1974—1978. Member World Trade Advisory Commission Department Commerce.

Legal adviser United States Missions, Latin American countries. Member advisory board World Tax Series Harvard Law School, Massachusetts. Chairman advisory committee international legal studies program University Texas School Law, Texas.


  • Bar: California 1935, New York 1942, Massachusetts 1960.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles in field to professional journals.


The longing for holiness is not about wanting to be 'holier than thou'. It is about wanting the love of God to permeate all of our life, and for that love to be shown through our lives to other people.


Some people think that involvement in political life is something Christians should avoid. But God is present everywhere, including political institutions.


Libelous language with regard to nationality, ethnic background, sexuality or gender does not assess the value of individual and contradicts the gospel of Jesus Christ.


Member of American Bar Association (house delegations), Council Foreign Relations, American Judicature Society, International Bar Association, Controllers Institute America (international operations committee New York City Control), National Foreign Trade Council (director), Proprietary Association, International Chamber of C, Pan-American Society, Academy Political Science, American Society International Law, American Foreign Law Association (council), Association General Counsel, Boston Bar Association, Massachusetts Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, California Bar Association, Federal Bar Association, Inter-American Bar Association (president 1972-1973, member executive committee, United States council representative), Charles River Country, Country of Green Valley (Arizona), National Lawyers Club, University (Boston), Bolivarian Society.


Married Maude A. Ward, December 23, 1933 (divorced).; married second, Victoria Vancza, 1948. Children: Georgia, Dale John, Glen Victor, Alan Lynn.

Clarence S.T. Folsom

Mildred (Johnson) Folsom

Maude A. Ward

Victoria Vancza

Georgia Folsom

Dale John Folsom

Glen Victor Folsom

Alan Lynn Folsom