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Smith, William French

Born: 1917 AD
Died: 1990 AD
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.