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Smith, William French

Born: 1917 AD
Died: 1990 AD, at 73 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Administrators, Lawyers


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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