Williams, James A. (1915-1968)
Posted By: Karon Velau (email)
Date: 10/22/2019 at 11:00:01
James Arthur Williams
Apr 17, 1915 - June 24, 1968
(Who's Who in Pottawattamie County, Iowa, 1920, compiled and edited by F. C. Lake & L. N. Prince)
James A. Williams, Lawyer, Council Bluffs; born Council Bluffs, lowa; Republican; educated High School; Omaha Commercial College; University of Wisconsin; graduate National Law University, 1907; married Irene R. Jones, Cedar Rapids; member firm Williams Brothers; real estate, loans, insurance; clerk in Signal Corps; chief clerk post headquarters, Ft. Omaha; 10 years a court reporter; elected State Representative, Pottawattamie County, 1918; member Masons, Elks.
(Iowa Legislators Past and Present, at https://www.legis.iowa.gov/legislators/legisInfo, included a photo)
James Arthur Williams, Pottawattamie County
Representative from Pottawattamie county, born in Council Bluffs. Was graduated from high school and Omaha Commercial College. Attended University of Wisconsin 1898 and 1899. Went to Texas in 1900 and employed in banking and loan business. Appointed to clerkship in Signal Corps, War Department, Washington, and graduated from National Law University in 1907. Assigned to Fort Omaha Balloon School as chief clerk post headquarters. Served ten years as court reporter fifteenth judicial district. Practiced law with J. J. Hess, and member of firm of Williams Bros. Co., real estate, loans and insurance. Married to Irene Ruth Jones of Cedar Rapids. Member Methodist church, a Mason, Elk. Elected representative in 1918. A republican in politics.
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