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Government official , Lawyer

William PEnn Tyson, American government official, lawyer. Bar: Georgia 1950, District of Columbia 1976. Recipient Meritorious Executive award Presidential rank, 1983; Distinguished Service award Attorney General, 1983.

Background

Tyson, William PEnn was born on September 25, 1926 in Ashburn, Georgia, United States. Son of William Penn and Frankie (Cooper) Tyson.

Education

Juris Doctor, Mercer University, 1950.

Career

Sole practice law, Macon, Georgia, 1950-1952. Commissioned 1st lieutenant Judge Advocate General Corps., United States Army, 1952. Advanced through grades to colonel, 1970.

Retired, 1971; director legislation and selected policies Office Assistant Secretary Defense, Department Defense, Washington, 1967-1971. With Department Justice, since 1971. Acting director Executive Office for United States Attorneys, Department Justice, 1977-1981, director, 1981-1987, chief administrative hearing officer, since 1987.

Board visiting Mercer University School Law, Macon.

Achievements

  • Bar: Georgia 1950, District of Columbia 1976.

Religion

Every true believer receives the special gift from God to use in ministry.

Politics

All Christians are under obligation to seek to make the will of Christ supreme in our own lives and in human society.

Views

God created humans to be able to innovate and evaluate new forms of living that will encourage development of the fullest potential in individuals.

Connections

Married Jane Brundage, 1950. Children: John, Martha.

father:
William Penn Tyson

mother:
Frankie (Cooper) Tyson

spouse:
Jane Brundage

children:
John Tyson

Martha Tyson