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Lawyer

William Benjamin Stephenson, American lawyer. Served as officer United States Navy Reserve, 1941-1946; Member Bar Association Hawaii (president 1955), American Bar Association (house of deals 1955), United States Naval Institute, U. Hawaii Foundation, Phi Kappa Phi.

Background

Stephenson, William Benjamin was born on September 15, 1915 in Newport, Rhode Island, United States. Son of William Henry and Maud Josephine (Stephenson) Stephenson.

Education

Student San Diego State College, 1932-1933. Bachelor of Arts, University Hawaii, 1935. Bachelor of Laws, University Michigan, 1938.

Career

1 son, John William. Instructor U. Hawaii, 1938-1940. Admitted to bar, Hawaii, 1939, Supreme Court of the United States Court, 1948. Practice of law, Honolulu, since 1938.

Executive, counsel Territorial Commision on Subversive Activities. 1950-1952, chairman, since 1953. District magistrate District of Wahiawa, Oahu, 1952-1959.

Secretary, director Honolulu Mortgage Limited company.

Membership

Served as officer United States Navy Reserve, 1941-1946. Member Bar Association Hawaii (president 1955), American Bar Association (house of deals 1955), United States Naval Institute, U. Hawaii Foundation, Phi Kappa Phi.

Connections

Married Ellen Foster Rhea, August 2, 1941.

father:
William Henry Stephenson

mother:
Maud Josephine (Stephenson) Stephenson

spouse:
Ellen Foster Rhea