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Lawyer

William Alexander Grimes, American lawyer. Recipient 1st prize for thesis Chicago Trust Company, 1925. Served to major Army of the United States, 1942-1945.; Member American, Maryland. (Chairman of Commission federal judicial appointments 1964-1965, 67-68, Board of Governors 1968-1969), Baltimore bar associations, Maryland. Bar Foundation (president 1974-1977), Maritime Law Association (Executive Committee 1960-1963), Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Grimes, William Alexander was born on June 7, 1904 in St. Louis. Son of William Hearne and Isabelle (Seguenot) Grimes.

Education

Bachelor of Arts magna cum laude, Harvard, 1925, Bachelor of Laws, 1928.

Career

July 1973) married 2d, Earline H. Selby, August 8, 1974. Admitted to Maryland. bar, 1929, practiced in Baltimore. Member firm Ober, Grimes and Shriver, and predecessors, 1931-1977.

Assistant general counsel Federal Alcohol Administration, 1934. Member advising committee admiralty rules Supreme Court of the United States Court, 1960-1972. Director Fingles Company, 1955-1977, Lanman & Kemp-Barclay & Company, Inc., 1971-1977.

Assistant secretary F. and M. Schaefer Brewing Company, 1963-1977.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Financing Automobile Sales on the Time Payment Plan, 1926. Also sects. in books.

Membership

Served to major Army of the United States, 1942-1945. Member American, Maryland. (Chairman of Commission federal judicial appointments 1964-1965, 67-68, Board of Governors 1968-1969), Baltimore bar associations, Maryland.

Bar Foundation (president 1974-1977), Maritime Law Association (Executive Committee 1960-1963), Phi Beta Kappa. Clubs: Rule Day, Round Table, Harvard, Baltimore Country, Elkridge, Center (Baltimore).

Connections

Married Adela Lawrance Ax, February 13, 1934 (deceased.

father:
William Hearne Grimes

mother:
Isabelle (Seguenot) Grimes

spouse:
Adela Lawrance Ax