Williams, Edward Bennett

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Williams, Edward Bennett

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Williams, Edward Bennett 1920-1988

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Edward Bennett Williams

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1920-05-31

1920-05-31

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1988-08-13

1988-08-13

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1920, May 31 Born, Hartford, Conn. 1941 A.B., College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, Mass. 1941 1942 Served in United States Army Air Force 1945 LL.B, Georgetown University Law School, Washington, D.C. 1945 1949 Practiced law, Hogan & Hartson, Washington, D.C. 1949 Cofounded Chase and Williams law firm, Washington, D.C. Married Dorothy A. Guider (died 1959) 1946 1958 Professor, criminal law and evidence, Georgetown University Law School, Washington, D.C. 1954 Defended Joseph R. McCarthy in censure action before the United States Senate 1955 Defended Confidential Magazine against charges of violating postal obscenity laws 1956 Defended former Office of Strategic Services officer Aldo Icardi against a perjury charge related to the alleged murder of another OSS officer 1957 Represented Frank Costello in a denaturalization proceeding and in an appellate proceeding involving wiretap evidence Defended teamster union leader James R. Hoffa in a bribery case 1959 Defended industrialist Bernard Goldfine against tax evasion charges 1960 Married Agnes A. Neill Defended Adam Clayton Powell in a tax evasion case 1962 Published One Man's Freedom (New York: Atheneum. 344 pp.) 1963 Represented Robert G. Baker before the Senate Rules Committee regarding allegations of corruption. 1965 1985 President, Washington Redskins football team 1967 Cofounded Williams and Connolly, Washington, D.C. 1971 Visiting lecturer, Yale University Law School, New Haven, Conn. 1974 1977 Treasurer, Democratic party national committee 1976 77, 82 Member, President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board 1979 1988 Owner, Baltimore Orioles baseball team 1988, Aug. 13 Died, Washington, D.C. From the guide to the Edward Bennett Williams Papers, 1920-1990, (bulk 1960-1988), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

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