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United States district judge

William Hawley ATWELL, United States District Judge. Member of Kappa Alpha; Town and Gown; Elks; Masons; Independent Order of Odd Fellows; Loyal Legion: American and Texas Bar Associations: Club, Athletic.

Background

ATWELL, William Hawley was born on June 9, 1869 in Sparta, Wisconsin. Son of Ben.iamin D. and DeEmma (Green) Atwell.

Education

Common Schools. Dallas Co., Texas; S.W. University, B. A.; Texas State University, Bachelor of Laws

Career

Assistant Company Attorney, 1890-1893. District Attorney, 1898- 1913. United States District Judge. since 1922.

Nominee, Attorney General Texas, 1900, Governor Texas, 1922. National. Committeeman, Republican League, 1898. Medalist, State TJ., 1891.

Grand Exalted Ruler, Elks, 1925-1926. On stump a great deal during World War. Chairman, comm, welcoming returning soldiers.

Membership

  • Member of Kappa Alpha. Town and Gown; Elks; Masons. Independent Order of Odd Fellows. Loyal Legion: American and Texas Bar Associations: Club, Athletic.

Connections

Spouse Susie Snyder, December 7, 1892, Georgetown, Texas.