Attorney, professor of law; university administrator. Born– October 8, 1917, Duncan, S.C. Parents– William Arthur and Ruby (Thomas) Christopher. Married– Evelyn Montez Hawkins, October 25, 1950. Children–one. Married– Goldie Wood Gambrell, 1985,  Education– Washington and Lee University, A.B., 1939; University of Alabama, LL.B., 1948; New York University, LL.M., 1950; University of Alabama, J.S.D., 1957. Cross Keys School in Union, S.C., principal, 1939-1941; Lorton School, Va., principal, 1941-1942; Emory University Law School, member of the faculty, 1950-1961, associate dean, 1954-1961; University of North Carolina Law School, professor, 1961-1965; University of New Mexico School of Law, professor and dean, 1965-1971; University of Alabama School of Law, professor and dean, 1971-1988.  Honorary LL. D., University of Alabama, 1987.  Died March 22, 2002.


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