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 Perry Gittean Williams

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Perry Gittean Williams

Birth
Lowville, Lewis County, New York, USA
Death
29 Oct 1965 (aged 89)
Boonville, Oneida County, New York, USA
Burial
Constableville, Lewis County, New York, USA
Plot
c052
Memorial ID
96686618 View Source

Perry G. Williams,
Veteran Lowville
Attorney, 89, Dies

Lowville. Oct. 29. — Perry G. Williams. 89, Park Place, an attorney for more than 61 years and dean of the Lewis County Bar association, died this morning at 10 in the Sunset nursing home. Boonville, where he had been a patient several months.

Arrangements are with the Virkler funeral home.
Survivors include his wife; a son, Attorney Lyman Perry Williams, Turin, co-owner of Snow Ridge ski center; and a daughter, Elizabeth, now married.

Attorney Williams was educated at Ives seminary, Antwerp, and Albany Law school. He read law in the office of the late E. J. Boshart, Lowville, and was admitted to the bar after passing the examination on June 7, 1904. He practiced in Croghan in the beginning of his career.
In the fall of 1904, he was named clerk of the Lewis county board of supervisors, a post he held four years. In 1906, he was elected district attorney of Lewis county and served six years.

Attorney Williams was named to the constitutional convention in 1915 and again in 1938. He was a delegate to the Republican national conventions in 1912, 1920 1928 and 1936.

In October, 1952, the partnership of Attorney Williams with Attorney John N. Macdonald w s dissolved. Each planned to continue the separate practice of law.

In April, 1942, Attorney Williams became president of the Federated Bar association of the Fifth Judicial district when Attorney A. Raymond Cornwall of Watertown resigned from the post. Attorney Williams was the vice president of the association at the time.

Perry G. Williams,
Veteran Lowville
Attorney, 89, Dies

Lowville. Oct. 29. — Perry G. Williams. 89, Park Place, an attorney for more than 61 years and dean of the Lewis County Bar association, died this morning at 10 in the Sunset nursing home. Boonville, where he had been a patient several months.

Arrangements are with the Virkler funeral home.
Survivors include his wife; a son, Attorney Lyman Perry Williams, Turin, co-owner of Snow Ridge ski center; and a daughter, Elizabeth, now married.

Attorney Williams was educated at Ives seminary, Antwerp, and Albany Law school. He read law in the office of the late E. J. Boshart, Lowville, and was admitted to the bar after passing the examination on June 7, 1904. He practiced in Croghan in the beginning of his career.
In the fall of 1904, he was named clerk of the Lewis county board of supervisors, a post he held four years. In 1906, he was elected district attorney of Lewis county and served six years.

Attorney Williams was named to the constitutional convention in 1915 and again in 1938. He was a delegate to the Republican national conventions in 1912, 1920 1928 and 1936.

In October, 1952, the partnership of Attorney Williams with Attorney John N. Macdonald w s dissolved. Each planned to continue the separate practice of law.

In April, 1942, Attorney Williams became president of the Federated Bar association of the Fifth Judicial district when Attorney A. Raymond Cornwall of Watertown resigned from the post. Attorney Williams was the vice president of the association at the time.


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