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William Edwin Walsh, American lawyer. Member Oregon Senate, 1941-1952, president, 1949-1951; Member American, Coos-Curry County bar associations, Oregon State Bar (Board of Governors 1951-1954), Oregon Motor Association (board directors, vice president).; Mason (Shriner); member Order Eastern Star.

Background

Walsh, William Edwin was born on January 29, 1903 in Oswego, New York, United States. Son of William Edwin and Mary (Schneider) Walsh.

Education

Bachelor of Laws, Juris Doctor, Willamette U., 1927.

Career

1 son, William Edwin III. Admitted to Oregon bar, 1927. Practiced in Coos Bay, from 1929. Member firm Walsh, Chandler, Walberg and Whitty, from 1968.

District attorney Coos County, 1930-1932. President owner radio station KWRO, Coquille, 1949. Director Southwestern Oregon Area Education District, 1966-1970.

Member Statute Revision Council Oregon, 1949-1951. President Oregon Emergency Board, 1949-1950. Member Oregon Board Higher Education, 1953-1964, president, 1961-1964.

Member travel advising committee Oregon Highway Commission, 1965-1975.

Membership

Member Oregon Senate, 1941-1952, president, 1949-1951. Member American, Coos-Curry County bar associations, Oregon State Bar (Board of Governors 1951-1954), Oregon Motor Association (board directors, vice president). Mason (Shriner); member Order Eastern Star.

Connections

Married Marian Kardell, August 6, 1932.

father:
William Edwin Walsh

mother:
Mary (Schneider) Walsh

spouse:
Marian Kardell