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Lawyer

William Asbury McClain, American lawyer. Bar: Tennessee 1927, Georgia 1928. Recipient Eli Bauaun ribbon, University Virginia. Member of American Bar Association, Georgia Bar Association, Halrfix, Commerce, Nine O'Clocks, Piedmont Driving, Atlanta Lawyers, Beta Theta Pi.

Background

McClain, William Asbury was born on April 1, 1901 in Sweetwater, Tennessee, United States. Son of William Asbury and Annie Lynn (Bachman) McClain.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Davidson College, 1924. Bachelor of Laws, University Virginia, 1927.

Career

Associate Watkins, Asbell & Watkins, Atlanta, 1928—1931, Hooper & Hooper, Atlanta, 1931—1935. With Office General Csl., Securities and Exchange Commission, Washington, 1935—1938, 1938—1946. Partner Candler, Cox, McClain & Andrews, Atlanta, 1946—1970, McClain, Mellen, Bowling & Hickman, Atlanta, 1970—1981, Smith Cohen, Ringel, Kohler & Martin, 1981—1985, Smith Gambrell & Russell, since 1985, since 1985.

Special assistant attorney general Georgia, 1934. Special assistant attorney general United States, 1942.

Achievements

  • Bar: Tennessee 1927, Georgia 1928.

Membership

Member of American Bar Association, Georgia Bar Association, Halrfix, Commerce, Nine O'Clocks, Piedmont Driving, Atlanta Lawyers, Beta Theta Pi.

Connections

Married Catherine Flagler McClain, November 15, 1933. Children: Catherine McClain Hand, Annie Lynn, William Asbury.

father:
William Asbury McClain

mother:
Annie Lynn (Bachman) McClain

spouse:
Catherine Flagler McClain

child:
Catherine McClain Hand McClain

child:
Annie Lynn McClain

child:
William Asbury McClain