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Law educator

William Brantley Aycock, American law educator. Decorated Silver Star, Legion of Merit, Bronze Star. Served from 1st lieutenant to lieutenant colonel, infantry Army of the United States, 1942-1945; colonel Judge Advisory General's Corps, Reserve, 1956. Member Order of Coif, Omicron Delta Kappa, Phi Kappa Tau.

Background

Aycock, William Brantley was born on October 26, 1915 in Lucama, North Carolina, United States. Son of William P. and Myrtle (Moore) Aycock.

Education

Bachelor of Science, North Carolina State College, 1936. Master of Arts, University North Carolina, 1937. Juris Doctor, University North Carolina, 1948.

Doctor of Laws, Atlantic Christian College, 1959. Doctor of Laws, Wake Forest College, 1959. Doctor of Laws, Duke, 1963.

Doctor of Laws, University North Carolina, 1987. Doctor of Humane Letters, North Carolina State University, 1995.

Career

Teacher public schools, Greensboro, North Carolina, 1937-1940; administrator, Federal Security Agency, 1940-1942; professor of law, University North Carolina, 1948-1957, 64-66; chancellor, U. North Carolina, 1957-1964; Kenan professor of law, University North Carolina, since 1966.

Membership

Served from 1st lieutenant to lieutenant colonel, infantry Army of the United States, 1942-1945. Colonel Judge Advisory General's Corps, Reserve, 1956. Member Order of Coif, Omicron Delta Kappa, Phi Kappa Tau.

Connections

Married Grace Mewborn, October 25, 1941. Children– William Preston 11, Nancy W.

father:
William P. Aycock

mother:
Myrtle (Moore) Aycock

spouse:
Grace Mewborn

child:
Nancy W. Aycock

child:
William Preston 11 Aycock