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State supreme court justice

William Shaw Richardson, former state chief justice. Served to capt.AUS, 1943-1946.; Member American Bar Association, Hawaii Bar Association; Club:.

Background

Richardson, William Shaw was born on December 22, 1919 in Honolulu. Son of Wilfred Kelelani and Amy Lan Kyau (Wung) Richardson.

Education

Bachelor, University Hawaii, 1941. Juris Doctor, University Cincinnati, 1943. Doctor of Laws (honorary), University Cincinnati, 1967.

Career

Sole practice law, 1946—1962. Lieutenant governor State of Hawaii, Honolulu, 1962—1966. Chief justice Supreme Court Hawaii, 1966—1982.

Trustee Bernice Pauahi Bishop Estate, 1983—2010. Chairman Democratic Party Hawaii, 1956—1962. Captain United States Army, 1943-1946.

Achievements

  • Bar: Hawaii 1946.

Membership

Served to capt.AUS, 1943-1946. Member American Bar Association, Hawaii Bar Association.

Connections

Married Amy Corinne Ching, June21, 1947 (deceased). Children: Corinne, Barbara, William K. Bachelor of Arts, University Hawaii, 1941.

father:
Wilfred Kelelani Richardson

mother:
Amy Lan Kyau (Wung) Richardson

spouse:
Amy Corinne Ching

child:
Corinne Richardson

child:
William K. Bachelor of Arts Richardson

child:
Barbara Richardson

child:
U. Hawaii Richardson

child:
1941 Richardson