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Lawyer

William Wilson White, American lawyer. Served from Lieutenant to commander, United States Navy Reserve, 1941-1946.; Member American, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia bar associations, American Legion, Military Order Foreign Wars, Order of Coif, Phi Kappa Sigma.

Background

White, William Wilson was born on February 23, 1906 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Thomas Raeburn and Elizabeth (Wilson) White.

Education

Graduate magna cum laude, Germantown Friends School, 1923. Bachelor of Arts, Harvard College, 1930. Bachelor of Laws with honors, University of Pennsylvania, 1933.

Career

Admitted to Pennsylvania bar, 1934. Practiced law, Philadelphia, 1934-1953, 61—. United State Attorneys Eastern District Pennsylvania, 1953-1957.

Assistant attorney general United States, 1957-1959.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor-in-chief University of Pennsylvania Law Review, 1932-1933. Author articles in legal periodicals.

Membership

Served from Lieutenant to commander, United States Navy Reserve, 1941-1946. Member American, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia bar associations, American Legion, Military Order Foreign Wars, Order of Coif, Phi Kappa Sigma.

Connections

Married Mary Lowber Sailer, December 27, 1932. Children: William Wilson, Welsh Strawbridge, Alexander Strawbridge.

father:
Thomas Raeburn White

mother:
Elizabeth (Wilson) White

spouse:
Mary Lowber Sailer

children:
William Wilson White

Welsh Strawbridge White

Alexander Strawbridge White