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Lawyer

William Brainerd Carman, American lawyer. Bar: California 1930. Recipient alumni achievement award Carleton College, 1954.

Background

Carman, William Brainerd was born on October 5, 1905 in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, United States. Son of William B. and Frances P. (Fritzsche) Carman.

Education

AB magna cum laude, Carleton College, 1926. Bachelor of Laws magna cum laude, Harvard University, 1929.

Career

Associate O'Melveny & Myers, 1929-1940, partner, 1940-1970, of counsel, since 1970. Instructor law Southwestern University, 1936-1939.

Achievements

  • Bar: California 1930.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Member editorial board: Harvard Law Rev, 1928-1929. Author: Goodly Heritage, Yeoman's Service. Author numerous legal and history articles.

Membership

Member Carleton National Alumni Association (president 1964-1966), Harvard Legal Aid Society (president 1928), Carleton College Southern California Alumni Association (president 1947-1950), American Bar Association, California State Bar Association (chairman radio committee 1950-1951), Los Angeles Bar Association, California History Society, South Carolina History Society, Phi Beta Kappa, Pi Delta Epsilon. Clubs: University, El Niguel Country.

Connections

Married Dorothy J. Day, September 15, 1930. Children: Patricia Jeanne McEldowney, Mary Elisabeth Exton.

father:
William B. Carman

mother:
Frances P. (Fritzsche) Carman

spouse:
Dorothy J. Day

child:
Patricia Jeanne McEldowney Carman

child:
Mary Elisabeth Exton Carman