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William Homer Timbers, American federal judge. Bar: New York 1940, Supreme Court of the United States Ct 1946, also other federal cts 1946, Connecticut 1948, District of Columbia 1954. Member alumni council Dartmouth College, 1967-1971, president, 1969-1971, Yale Law School Alumni Association, 1953-1961, secretary 1959-1961, President's Advisory Committee on Fitness of America Youth, 1958-1960. Member Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Psi.

Background

Timbers, William Homer was born on September 5, 1915 in Yonkers, New York, United States. Son of Harley Homer and Florence (Birmingham) Timbers.

Education

Bachelor of Arts magna cum laude, Dartmouth College, 1937;Bachelor of Laws, Yale University, 1940;honorary Doctor of Laws, Fairfield U., 1977.

Career

Association firm, Davis, Polk, Wardwell, Sunderland & Kiendl, New York City, 1940-1948;member firm, Cummings & Lockwood, Stamford, Connecticut, 1948-1953;general counsel, Securities and Exchange Commission, Washington, 1953-1956;member firm, Skadden, Arps, Slate & Timbers, New York City, 1956-1960;judge, United States District Court, District Connecticut, 1960-1971;chief judge, United States District Court, District Connecticut, 1964-1971;judge, United States Court Appeals, 2d Circuit, 1971-1994.

Achievements

  • Bar: New York 1940, Supreme Court of the United States Ct 1946, also other federal cts 1946, Connecticut 1948, District of Columbia 1954.

Membership

Member alumni council Dartmouth College, 1967-1971, president, 1969-1971, Yale Law School Alumni Association, 1953-1961, secretary 1959-1961, President's Advisory Committee on Fitness of America Youth, 1958-1960. Member Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Psi. Clubs: American Kennel (director 1968-1984, chairman board 1982-1984), Norwegian Elkhound Association American (president 1961-1971, director 1961-1971), Ox Ridge Kennel (president 1958-1968, director 1958-1985), Westminster Kennel.

Connections

Married Charlotte MacLachlan Tanner, June 21, 1941. Children: John William, Nancy Joan, Dwight Edward, William Homer Junior.

father:
Harley Homer Timbers

mother:
Florence (Birmingham) Timbers

spouse:
Charlotte MacLachlan Tanner

child:
John William Timbers

child:
Nancy Joan Timbers

child:
Dwight Edward Timbers

child:
William Homer Junior Timbers