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William Hansell Fish, American judge. Member Methodist Episcopal Church, South, for 40 years.

Background

Fish, William Hansell was born on May 12, 1849 in Macon, Georgia, United States. Son of Judge George W. and Martha E. (Hansell) Fish.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University of Ga, 1869. Doctor of Laws, 1920. Graduate law student at University of Virginia, 1869-1871.

Career

1 daughter, Mistress Nina McCleskey. Engaged in practice in Georgia and was circuit judge, 1891-1896. The American Association For Justice, 1897-1905, chief justice, 1905-1923, Supreme Court of the Georgia.

Dean Law School, Mercer U., Macon, Georgia, since 1923. Trustee University of Georgia, 1893-1905, Wesleyan Female College, Georgia, 1895-1915.

Membership

Member Methodist Episcopal Church, South, for 40 years.

Connections

Married Mary P. Hines, 1876.

father:
Judge George W. Fish

mother:
Martha E. (Hansell) Fish

spouse:
Mary P. Hines