Robinson, David Wallace, 1899-1989.

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Born in Lincolnton, N.C.; education: A.B. from Roanoke College, 1919; M.A. and LL.B. from University of South Carolina, 1921; Harvard Law School; admitted to Bar, 1921; served as Special Associate Justice, S.C. Supreme Court; Major, 8th Air Corps during World War II; General Counsel, Federal Power Commission; President of Richland County Bar Association, S.C. Bar Association, and the South Carolina Bar; Fellow and Regent, American College of Trial Lawyers; life member of American Law Institute; Chairman of South Carolina Judicial Council; co-founder, Memory Hold the Door program at USC Law School; member of South Carolina Educational Finance Commission; and member of American Bar Association for fifty years. Robinson also served as Moderator of the South Carolina Synod of the Presbyterian Church and as Director of the C & S National Bank and the Research and Development Foundation at the University of South Carolina.

From the description of David Wallace Robinson papers, 1933-1975. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 767824810

Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith Byrnes, James F. (James Francis), 1882-1972 person
associatedWith Columbia Academy (Columbia, S.C.). corporateBody
correspondedWith Fulmer, Hampton Pitts, 1875-1944 person
correspondedWith Johnston, Olin D. (Olin Dewitt), 1896-1965 person
associatedWith Kosmos Club (Columbia, S.C.) corporateBody
associatedWith Kosmos Club (Columbia, S.C.) corporateBody
associatedWith Kosmos Club (Columbia, S.C.) corporateBody
associatedWith Kosmos Club (Columbia, S.C.) corporateBody
correspondedWith McCall, Charles C. person
associatedWith Reconstruction Finance Corporation corporateBody
correspondedWith Robinson, McFadden, Moore, & Pope (firm) corporateBody
associatedWith Sawyer, Ben M. person
correspondedWith Smith, Ellison DuRant, 1866-1944 person
associatedWith South Carolina. Dept. of Highways and Public Transportation corporateBody
associatedWith Twin City Power Company. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Small Business Administration corporateBody
associatedWith University of South Carolina corporateBody
associatedWith Williams-Brice Stadium (Columbia, S.C.) person
associatedWith Williams-Brice Stadium (Columbia, S.C.) corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
McCormick County (S.C.) (S.C.)
Columbia (S.C.)
Columbia (S.C.)
United States
South Carolina--Columbia
South Carolina--Columbia
Columbia (S.C.)
South Carolina--Columbia
United States
Savannah River (Ga. and S.C.)
Columbia (S.C.)
South Carolina
South Carolina
South Carolina--Richland County
J. Strom Thurmond Lake (Ga. and S.C.)
South Carolina--Columbia
Federal government
Water resources development
Hydroelectric power plants
Roads--History--20th century
School integration--Case studies
Government business enterprises--Finance
Public schools
Private schools


Birth 1899

Death 1989

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Ark ID: w6903463

SNAC ID: 71188473