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William Zinsmaster Proctor, American lawyer, director. Bar: Iowa 1925.

Background

Proctor, William Zinsmaster was born on November 30, 1902 in Des Moines. Son of Frank and Louise (Zinsmaster) Proctor.

Education

Student, Drake University, 1920. Juris Doctor, University Michigan, 1925.

Career

Associate Bradshaw, Schenk & Fowler, 1925-1935. Partner Bradshaw, Fowler, Proctor & Fairgrave, Des Moines, 1935-1992. Director emeritus and general counsel emeritus Employers Mutual Casualty Company, Employers Modern Life Company, Emcasco Insurance Company, Electric Membership Corporation Insurance Group Inc., Dakota Fire Insurance Company, Bismarck, North Dakota, American Liberty Insurance Company, Birmingham, Alabama, Union Mutual Insurance Company Providence.

Director emeritus Norwest Des Moines N.A.

Achievements

  • Bar: Iowa 1925.

Membership

President Des Moines Community Chest, 1956, Des Moines United Community Services, 1957. Member board Selective Service System, 1942-1955, Iowa appeal board, 1955-1967. President Des Moines Roadside Settlement, 1950-1953.

Trustee Hawley Welfare Foundation, 1968-1995, chairman, 1974-1986. Chairman board trustees Preston Educational Trust, 1952-1986. Member American Bar Association, Iowa Bar Association, Polk County Bar Association (president 1945), International Bar Association, Inter-American Bar Association, American Judicature Society, Association Bar City New York, Federation Insurance Counsel.

Clubs: Mason (Shriner, Jester), Wakonda, Des Moines (president 1953). University (Chicago).

Connections

Married Alice Son of Bowles, November 24, 1944. Children: David Johann Wolfgang, Mary Martha.

father:
Frank Proctor

father:
Bowles Proctor

mother:
Louise (Zinsmaster) Proctor

spouse:
Alice Son of Bowles

child:
David Johann Wolfgang Proctor

child:
Mary Martha Proctor