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Lawyer

William Octave Hart, American lawyer.

Background

Hart, William Octave was born on August 19, 1857 in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. Son of Toby and Anna (Hussey) Hart.

Education

Educated Clark’s school and Lusher’s Academy, New Orleans.

Career

Member of the board of directors Mutual Building and Homestead Association, Title and Mortgage Guarantee Limited company Lecturer on jurisprudence, Louisiana Law School (Louisiana State University), 1907. Lecturer on Louisiana statute law before Law School of Tulane University, 1926. Commissioner on uniform state laws from Louisiana, since 1903.

Treasurer National Conference on Uniform State Laws, since 1915, member Executive Committee from 1917, Vice-President, 1903-1907. Member board to investigate Torrens system in Louisiana, 1904. Member Convention International Jurists and Lawyers, St. Louis, Missouri, 1904.

Member first State Tax communications of Louisiana. Member State Bar Examining Board 3 terms. Member United States Section Inter-American High Commission.

Membership

Member of the board of directors Mutual Building and Homestead Association, Title and Mortgage Guarantee Limited company. Member Board of Governors Washington Sulgrave Institute, and of Washington Lafayette Institute. Member Executive Committee George Washington Bi-Centennial Celebration Committee Past commandant and historian Camp Beauregard Sons Confederate Veterans.

Member Army of Tennessee Confed. Veterans (recording secretary and. Member Board of Governors, Confed.

Memorial Hall. Active in war work.

Connections

Married Evelyn Richards, March 12, 1889 (died 1924).

father:
Toby Hart

mother:
Anna (Hussey) Hart

spouse:
Evelyn Richards