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William Glassell Somerville,, American lawyer. Bar: Alabama 1961, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1963, United States Supreme Court 1964, United States Court Appeals (8th circuit) 1968, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit) 1981. Member of American Bar Association, Ivy (Princeton), American Judicature Society, Birmingham Bar Association, Alabama Bar Association, Rotary, Birmingham Country Club.

Background

Somerville,, William Glassell was born on July 27, 1933 in Memphis, Tennessee, United States. Son of William Glassell and Hilda (Deeth) Somerville.

Education

Appeals (5th circuit) 1963, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1964, United States Court Appeals (8th circuit) 1968, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit) 1981. Law clerk to chief judge The United States of America District Court (northern district) Alabama, 1961-1963. Associate Lange, Simpson, Robinson & Somerville, Birmingham, Alabama, 1963-1966, partner, 1966^.

Member supreme court advising committee on rules of Alabama appellate procedure, 1972-1977. Member standing commission on Alabama rules of appellate procedure, 1979-1986.

Career

Law clerk to chief judge United States District Court (northern district), Alabama, 1961—1963. Associate Lange, Simpson, Robinson & Somerville,, Birmingham, 1963—1966, partner, from 1966. Member supreme court advisory committee Rules Alabama appellate procedure, 1972—1977.

Member standing committee Alabama rules appellate procedure, 1979—1986. Served with Counter Intelligence Corps United States Army, 1955-1958.

Membership

Served with Counter Intelligence Corps United States Army, 1955-1958. Member American Bar Association, Alabama Bar Association, Birmingham Bar Association, American Judicature Society, Ivy (Princeton), Birmingham Country.

Connections

Married Mary Hateley Quincey, June 13, 1959 (divorced October, 1985). Children: William Glassell, John Quincey, Mary Campbell, Sarah Guerrant.