Smith, William French
1917 - Born in Wilton, New Hampshire on the 26th of August.
1939 - He received his A.B. degree, summa cum laude, from the University of California at Los Angeles.
1942 - His LL.B. degree from Harvard Law School.
- Served in the United States Naval Reserve, reaching the rank of lieutenant.
1946 - He joined the law firm of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP in Los Angeles, where he was a senior partner when he was appointed Attorney General by President Ronald Reagan.
1954 - A member of the Los Angeles Committee on Foreign Relations.
1967 - His business affiliations included service as a director of the Pacific Lighting Corp. of Los Angeles.
1968 - Serving as chairman of the delegation.
1969 - The Pacific Lighting Corp. of San Francisco.
1970 - A member of the board of directors of the Los Angeles World Affairs Council since 1970
1971 - A member of the Harvard University School of Government.
- He served as a member of the U.S. Advisory Commission on International, Educational and Cultural Affairs in Washington, D.C.
1972 - He was a member of the California delegation to the Republican National Convention.
1974 - A seat on the board of directors of Jorgensen Steel Company.
1976 - Vice chairman of the delegation.
1979 - A seat on the board of directors of Pullman, Inc. of Chicago.
1981 - He served as Attorney General.
1985 - Joined the President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board.
1990 - Died on the 29th of October and is buried at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Glendale, California.
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