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Lawyer , railway executive.

William Ralston Mcdowell, American lawyer, railway executive. Member American, Dallas bar associations, State Bar Texas, American Judicature Society, Interstate Commerce Commission Practitioners, Society Former Assemblies of God Theological Seminary Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Background

Mcdowell, William Ralston was born on January 18, 1917 in Shreveport, Louisiana, United States. Son of Milas R. and Mollie (Ayres) Mcdowell.

Education

Bachelor of Business Administration, University Texas, 1940, Bachelor of Laws, 1940.

Career

Bar: Texas bar 1940. Special agent Federal Bureau of Investigation, Washington, 1940-1941, administrative assistant to director, 1941-1945. Associate law firm McBride & Johnson, Dallas, 1945-1947. Assistant district attorney, Dallas County, 1947-1948.

Attorney, general attorney T. & P. Railway, Dallas, 1948-1958, vice president, general counsel, 1959-1982. Also director; general counsel Southern Lines, M.P.R.R., Dallas, 1962-1976, vice president, general counsel, 1976-1982. Director Weatherford Mineral Wells, Northwestern Railway Company Board of directors Texas Research League.

Membership

Member American, Dallas bar associations, State Bar Texas, American Judicature Society, Interstate Commerce Commission Practitioners, Society Former Assemblies of God Theological Seminary Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Connections

Married Fern Bronstad, September 15, 1939. Children: Rebecca Gail (Mistress.

father:
Milas R. Mcdowell

mother:
Mollie (Ayres) Mcdowell

spouse:
Fern Bronstad

child:
Rebecca Gail (Mrs Mcdowell