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William H. McCann, Sr. Edit Profile

William H. McCann, Sr., American lawyer.


Sr., William H. McCann, was born on February 19, 1929 in Winchester, Kentucky, United States. Son of James Marshall McCann and Henrietta (Prewitt) Clark.


Bachelor of Laws, University Kentucky, 1952.


Law clerk, Kentucky Court of Appeals, Frankfort, 1952-1953;partner, Brown, Sledd & McCann, Attorneys, Lexington, Kentucky, 1956-1985;partner, Wyatt, Tarrant, Comas, Attorneys, Lexington, since 1985.


Member Kentucky House of Representatives, Frankfort, 1970-1972. Councilman Lexington-Fayette County Government, Lexington, 1975-1976. Member, chairman Kentucky Council on Higher Education, Frankfort, 1975-1984.

Member, board directors Prichard Committee on Academy Excellence, since 1985. First lieutenant United States Army, 1953-1956. Fellow American College of Trial Lawyers.

Member American Bar Association, Kentucky Bar Association.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: golf, fishing, farming, reading.


Married Betty Bruce Brown, October 23, 1953 (divorced 1985). Children: William H. Junior, Laura, Bruce, Susan, Elizabeth.