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Lawyer

William Charles Coffill, American lawyer. Bar: California 1938, United States District Court (northern district) California 1938, United States District Court (southern district) California 1938, United States Court Appeals (9th circuit) 1938, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1941, United States District Court (eastern district) 1967.

Background

Coffill, William Charles was born on January 19, 1908 in Sonora, California, United States. Son of Harris James and Olive Moore (Hampton) Coffill.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University of California-Berkeley, 1933; Juris Doctor, Hastings College Law, 1937.

Career

General manager, Riverbank Water Company, Riverbank and Hughson, California, 1948-1968; sole practice, Riverbank Water Company, Sonora, California, 1938-1941, 45-76; partner, Coffill & Coffill, Sonora, California, from 1976. City attorney, City of Sonora, 1952-1975.

Achievements

  • Bar: California 1938, United States District Court (northern district) California 1938, United States District Court (southern district) California 1938, United States Court Appeals (9th circuit) 1938, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1941, United States District Court (eastern district) 1967.

Membership

Past member, chairman Tuolumne County Republican Central Committee, California Served to Lieutenant commander of The United States Navy Reserve, 1941-1946. Member Tuolumne County Bar Association (past president), American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars. Lodges:Lions, Masons (32 degree), Elks.

Died May 10, 1989.

Connections

Married Marjorie Louise Segerstrom, January 25, 1948. Children– William James, Eric John.

father:
Harris James Coffill

mother:
Olive Moore (Hampton) Coffill

spouse:
Marjorie Louise Segerstrom

child:
Eric John Coffill

child:
William James Coffill