Attorney. Born– August 13, 1904, Lower Peach Tree, Wilcox County.  Parents– Crosland C. and Sally (Morrissette) Hare. Married– Isabelle Corr, January 25, 1930. Children– Two. Education– Auburn University, 1921-1922; U.S. Naval Academy, 1922-1923; University of Alabama, LL.B., 1927. Admitted to the State Bar in Alabama, 1927; practiced law in Birmingham for 57 years. After 1944, attorney with firm of Hare, Winn, Newell and Newell; associate justice on a special supreme court in Alabama, 1967. Innovative pioneer in legal procedures; frequent public speaker. Chairman, Jefferson County Civil Service Board, 1951-1952. Medalist of Law Science Academy; Member Birmingham and Alabama Bar Associations; fellow, American Bar Foundation and American College of Trial Lawyers.  Served as President of Birmingham Bar Association, Alabama State Bar, and International Academy of Trial Lawyers.  Awarded the Gold Medal of the Law-Science Academy of America; inducted into the Alabama Lawyers Hall of Fame, 2009. Died June 22, 1983.


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