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William Edward DWYER Edit Profile

Lawyer

William Edward Dwyer, American lawyer. Bar: Massachusetts 1928. Recipient Distinguished Alumnus award, Williston Academy, 1969. Fellow: American College Probate Counsel; member: Am Association Museum Trustees, National Association College and University Attorneys, Massachusetts Bar Association, Hampshire County Bar Association, American Bar Association, Colony (Springfield, Massachusetts).

Background

Dwyer, William Edward was born on March 11, 1901 in Hadley, Massachusetts, United States. Son of John and Ellen M. (Ryan) Dwyer.

Education

Amherst College (Bachelor of Arts, 1924). Boston University (Juris Doctor, 1928). Trustee, Hopkins Academy.

Career

Chairman, Hampshire County Chapter, American Red Cross, 1948-1955. President, Hampshire County Public Health Association, Inc., 1955-1966. Trustee, The Cooley Dickinson Hospital, 1937-1989.

President, Board of Trustees, Hopkins Academy, Hadley, Massachusetts, since 1956. President, Historic Deerfield Inc., 1974-1981.

Associate Shaw, Hickey & Cook, Northampton, Massachusetts, 1928—1939. Partner Shaw, O'Brien & Dwyer, 1936—1938, Shaw & Dwyer, Northampton, 1938—1942, Hemenway, Dwyer & Hemenway, Northampton, 1946—1948. Senior partner William E. Dwyer, 1948—1960, since 1974, Dwyer & Cross, 1961—1967, Dwyer & Collins, 1967—1974.

Trustee Hopkins Academy, Hadley, since 1941. President, since 1956. Board directors Cooley Dickinson Hospital, since 1937.

Member Hadley School Committee, 1928—1941. Chairman Hampshire County chapter American Red Cross, 1948—1955. President Hampshire County Public Health Association, Inc., 1955—1966, History Deerfield, Inc., 1974—1981.

Commander United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1946.

Achievements

  • Bar: Massachusetts 1928.

Membership

Fellow: American College Probate Counsel. Member: Am Association Museum Trustees, National Association College and University Attorneys, Massachusetts Bar Association, Hampshire County Bar Association, American Bar Association, Colony (Springfield, Massachusetts).

Connections

Married Margaret Clifford, April 25, 1953. 1 child William E.

father:
John Dwyer

mother:
Ellen M. (Ryan) Dwyer

spouse:
Margaret Clifford

child:
William E. Dwyer