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William Ramsey Laird. III Edit Profile

Lawyer

William Ramsey Laird, III, American lawyer. Served with United States Navy Reserve, World World War World War II; Member W. Virginia, Fayette County bar associations, American Legion.; Mason, Lion.

Background

III, William Ramsey Laird, was born on June 2, 1916 in Keswick, California, United States. Son of Paul MacNeil and Rose (Roy) L.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Kings College, Bristol, Tennessee. Bachelor of Laws, W. Virginia U., 1944.

Career

Bar, 1944; Director Merchants. National Bank (Montgomery, W. Virginia), Upper Kanawha Valley Development Association Appointed senator from W. Virginia to succeed Sen. Harley M. Kilgore, 1956.

Member W. Virginia Board Education, 1955-1956. Tax commissioner State of W. Virginia, 1955-1956. Trustee Laird Foundation.

Membership

Served with United States Navy Reserve, World World War World War II. Member W. Virginia, Fayette County bar associations, American Legion. Mason, Lion.

Connections

Married Clara Cook, December 23, 1937. Children: Mary Ella, Elizabeth McNeil, William Ramsey IV.

father:
Paul MacNeil L.

mother:
Rose (Roy) L.

spouse:
Clara Cook

children:
Mary Ella III

Elizabeth McNeil III

William Ramsey IV III