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educator , Lawyer

William Jorgen Flittie, American lawyer, educator. Bar: South Dakota 1947, Colorado 1954, Texas 1963. Served as lieutenant Commander United States Naval Reserve, 1940-1945.

Background

Flittie, William Jorgen was born on November 23, 1919 in Brookings, South Dakota, United States. Son of Theodore Ignatius and Grace Eliza (Gilliland) Flittie.

Education

Student, South Dakota State College, 1938. Student, University Southern California, 1939. Bachelor of Science, University Minnesota, 1946.

Bachelor of Laws, Columbia University, 1947.

Career

Practiced in, Huron, South Dakota, 1947-1948. Assistant attorney general, deputy industrial commissioner State of South Dakota, 1948-1953. Ex-officio commissioner labor, 1948-1953.

Attorney Denver division Texaco, Inc., 1953-1961. Professor law Southern Methodist University, since 1961.

Achievements

  • Bar: South Dakota 1947, Colorado 1954, Texas 1963.

Membership

Served as lieutenant Commander United States Naval Reserve, 1940-1945.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Lorraine Hanten, March 26, 1951. 1 son, William Hanten.

father:
Theodore Ignatius Flittie

mother:
Grace Eliza (Gilliland) Flittie

spouse:
Elizabeth Lorraine Hanten