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Lawyer

William Parsons, American Lawyer. Bar: New York 1935. Trustee Teachers College, Columbia University, New York Blood Center, Cancer Research Institute, New York Presbyterian Foundation, Environmental Defense Fund; member distribution committee New York Community Trust; member Community Funds, Inc. Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1946. Member American, New York State bar associations, Bar Association City New York.

Background

Parsons, William was born on July 23, 1909 in Kennebunk, Maine, United States. Son of Robert William and Alice (Read) Parsons.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Yale University, 1931;Bachelor of Laws, Yale University, 1934;Doctor of Laws, Buena Vista College, Storm Lake, Iowa, 1964.

Career

Practice law, New York City, since 1934;partner firm, Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy, since 1951.

Achievements

  • Bar: New York 1935.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (with Harrison Tweed) Lifetime and Testamentary Estate Planning, 1949.

Membership

Trustee Teachers College, Columbia University, New York Blood Center, Cancer Research Institute, New York Presbyterian Foundation, Environmental Defense Fund. Member distribution committee New York Community Trust. Member Community Funds, Inc.

Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1946. Member American, New York State bar associations, Bar Association City New York Clubs: Downtown Association (New York City).

Connections

Married Louise Bigelow, June 27, 1936. Children– Llewellyn S. Parsons Smith, Louise Parsons Pietsch, William.

father:
Robert William Parsons

mother:
Alice (Read) Parsons

spouse:
Louise Bigelow

child:
Llewellyn S. Parsons Smith Parsons

child:
Louise Parsons Pietsch Parsons

child:
William Parsons