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Lawyer

Wesley M. Walker, American lawyer, specializing in the field of General Corporate Practice, Estate Planning, Environmental Consultation and Litigation.

Background

Walker, Wesley M. was born on January 28, 1915 in Union, South Carolina, United States. Son of John Frost and Cornelia (Greer) Walker.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Univercity South Carolina., 1936;Bachelor of Laws, University South Carolina., 1938.

Career

Worked at Leatherwood Walker Todd & Mann, P.C. (Greenville, SC) specializing in General Corporate Practice, Estate Planning, Environmental Consultation and Litigation. Admitted to the bar, 1938, South Carolina. Phi Delta Phi. Attorney, City of Greenville, 1949-1951.

Special Circuit Judge, York County, 6th Judicial Circuit, 1962. Chairman, Judicial Selection Commission, United States. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit, 1977-1979.

Recipient: the 1994 50 Year Award of The Fellows of the American Bar Foundation. 1994 Complete Lawyer Award of the University of South Carolina School of Law. Member: Greenville (President, 1973) and American (House of Delegates, 1952-1954, 1972-1986.

Law Lists Committee, 1955-1968, Chairman, 1965-1968. S.C. Bar State Delegate, 1972-1977. Member, Board of Governors, 1976-1979) Bar Associations.

South Carolina Bar; International Association of Defense Counsel. American Law Institute. American College of Trust and Estate Counsel.

Fellow, American Bar Foundation. Military: Lieutenant, United States. Navy, 1941-1945.

Achievements

  • Bar: South Carolina. 1938.

Membership

Member: Greenville (President, 1973) and American (House of Delegates, 1952-1954, 1972-1986. Law Lists Committee, 1955-1968, Chairman, 1965-1968. S.C. Bar State Delegate, 1972-1977.

Member, Board of Governors, 1976-1979) Bar Associations. South Carolina Bar; International Association of Defense Counsel. American Law Institute.

American College of Trust and Estate Counsel. Fellow, American Bar Foundation. Military: Lieutenant, United States.

Navy, 1941-1945; Fellow, American Bar Foundation. Military: Lieutenant, United States. Navy, 1941-1945.

Connections

Married Martha Bratton, November 8, 1941. Children– Martha Bratton, Wesley M., Nancy F.

father:
John Frost Walker

mother:
Cornelia (Greer) Walker

spouse:
Martha Bratton

child:
Martha Bratton Walker

child:
Wesley M. Walker

child:
Nancy F. Walker