Steel, William Carlton was born on February 6, 1916 in Cincinnati, Iowa, United States. Son of David and Myrtle (Stickler) Steel.
Steel Wilken. Bachelor of Arts, Grinnell College, 1938. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard, 1941.
Bar: New York bar 1942, Florida bar 1946. Practice in, Miami, from 1946. With Steel, Hector & Davis (and predecessor firms.).
Served with Army of the United States, 1943-1946. Fellow American College Trial Lawyers, American Bar Foundation. Member International Bar Association, American Bar Association (house of deals 1962-1968), Inter-American Bar Association, Dade County Bar Association (past president), Florida Bar, American Society International Law, American Judicature Society, Southern Florida Interprofl.