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Lawyer

William Randall Compton, American lawyer. Decorated Legion of Merit; recipient Exceptional Civilian Service award, Meritorious Civilian Service award. Served from captain lieutenant colonel Army of the United States, 1942-1945.; Member Order of Coif.

Background

Compton, William Randall was born on July 9, 1902 in Elmira, New York, United States. Son of William R. and Helen R. (Tubbs) Compton.

Education

Bachelor of Laws, Albany Law School, 1928. Master of Business Administration, Harvard, 1931. Juris Scientiae Doctor, Cornell Univercity, 1933.

Career

Professor business administration, dean Green Mountain Junior College, Poultney, Vermont, 1931-1932. Admitted to New York bar, 1933, practiced in Elmira until 1935. Professorial lecturer law George Washington University, 1935-1952.

General counsel Quartermaster Corps., Department of Army, 1943-1956. Deputy general counsel Department of Army, 1956-1963. Professorial lecturer law American U., 1963-1965.

Professor Utah State University, 1965-1968.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Digest of Safe Deposit Custom, 1933. Editor: Cases on Domestic Relations, 1951. 1965 Supplement to Compton Cases and Materials on Domestic Relations.

      Co-editor: Cases on Domestic Relations (with Madden), 1940.

Membership

Served from captain lieutenant colonel Army of the United States, 1942-1945. Member Order of Coif.

Connections

Married Norma E. Haynes, March 27, 1946. Children: William Randall, Anne.

father:
William R. Compton

mother:
Helen R. (Tubbs) Compton

spouse:
Norma E. Haynes

children:
William Randall Compton

Anne Compton