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Lawyer

Walter Burns Chaffee, American lawyer. Bar: California 1940.

Background

Chaffee, Walter Burns was born on October 3, 1915 in Garden Grove, California, United States. Son of Edward Albert and Carrie (Speelman) Chaffee.

Education

Associate of Arts, Fullerton Junior College, 1935. Bachelor, University California, Berkeley, 1937. Juris Doctor, University California, Berkeley, 1940.

Career

Practiced in, Oakland, 1940-1941. Research assistant California Judicial Council, 1941-1942. Law clerk Justice William O. Douglas, 1942.

Attorney War Shipping Administration, Washington, 1943. Member firm Launer, Chaffee, Rothrock & Schulman, Fullerton, 1946-1956, 58–. City attorney, 1952-1956.

Judge Municipal Court, 1956-1958.

Achievements

  • Bar: California 1940.

Religion

Since righteousness is demanded of God, one needs to know how to receive it. It is received through faith. It is having faith in God.

Politics

Every human being regardless of its race, gender or sexual orientation should have all human and civil rights.

Views

Male and female have common humanity, having equal worth in the eyes of God. The erroneous notion that one gender is superior to another should be rejected.

Membership

Appeal agent Selective Service Board Northern 133, 1949-1971. Past chairman Orange County Democratic Central Committee. Past president, board directors Fullerton Boys Club, Family Service Association Orange County.

Board directors Fullerton College Foundation. Organizer, past secretary North Orange County Hospital Building Association Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946, PTO. Member California Bar Association, Orange County Bar Association (past president), Order of Coif.

Connections

Married Margaret Nichols, April 6, 1941. Children: Douglas, Paul, William, Janet, Richard.

father:
Edward Albert Chaffee

mother:
Carrie (Speelman) Chaffee

spouse:
Margaret Nichols

child:
Douglas Chaffee

child:
Paul Chaffee

child:
William Chaffee

child:
Janet Chaffee

child:
Richard Chaffee