Bachelor of Laws, University Texas, Austin, 1934.
Attorney OPA, Washington, 1942—1947, division director, 1944—1946, deputy administrator enforcement. Partner Remy, Bayern & Paterson, San Antonio, 1962—1984. Private practice, since 1984.
Chairman real property, probate and trust law section State Bar Texas, 1974—1975. Resident representative Southwestern Legal Foundation, 1959—1972.
Member vestry, chancellor St. Mark's Episcopal Church. Trustee, past president Good Samaritan Center. Board directors Sarah French Home for Aged, Santa Rosa Children's Hospital.
Board governors, St. Mary's University, San Antonio. Fellow: American College Probate (past state chairman Texas, board regents 1981). Member: American Bar Association (chairman committee lawyer committee 1975-1977), San Antonio Bar Association (president 1962-1963), International Academy Estate and Trust Law, San Antonio Estate Planners Council 1961-1962, Kiwanis 1960.
Married Martha Caroline Remy, January 7, 1941. Children: William E. III, Dorothy Caroline, Martha Caroline. Married Gloria Anderson Eckert, June 22, 1974.