William Orville Douglas Edit Profile
Bachelor of Arts, Whitman College, 1920, Doctor of Laws, 1938. Bachelor of Laws, Columbia, 1925. Master of Arts (honorary), Yale, 1932.
Doctor of Laws, Wesleyan University, 1940, Washington and Jefferson College, 1942, College William and Mary, 1943, Rollins College, 1947, National U., 1949, New School for Social Research, 1952, U. Toledo, 1956, Bucknell U., 1958, Dalhousie U., 1958, Colby College, 1961.
; married 3d, Joan Martin, August, 1963 (division). Married 4th, Cathleen Heffernan, July, 1966. Instructor high school Yakima, Washington, 1920-1922.
Admitted to New York bar, 1926. Practiced in New York City, 1925-1927. Member of law faculty, Columbia, 1925-1928, Yale, 1928-1934.
Bankruptcy studies, Yale Institute Human Relations and unites states department Commerce, 1929-1932. Secretary commission on business of federal cts. National Commision on Law Observance and Enforcement, 1930-1932.
Director protective committee study Securities and Exchange Commission, Washington, 1934-1936, commissioner and chairman, 1936-1939. The American Association For Justice Supreme Court of the United States Court, 1939-1975. Retired, 1975.
Member of law faculty, Columbia, 1925-1928, Yale, 1928-1934. Served as private United States Army, 1918. Member Royal Geography Society (London), Phi Beta Kappa, Beta Theta Pi, Phi Alpha Delta, Delta Sigma Rho.
Mason.; Clubs: Himalayan (Delhi, India).
Married Mildred Riddle, August 16, 1923.; married second, Mercedes Hester, December 14, 1954 (divorced 1963).; married 4th, Cathleen Heffernan, July, 1966.
Children: Mildred Riddle (Mistress Norman T. Read), William Orville.