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Retired Chief Justice William H. Williams MemorialApril 29, 2002
During its annual memorial service, the Washington Supreme Court will honor former Chief Justice William H. Williams on Thursday, May 2nd at a service beginning at in the
Williams passed away on July 25 in his hometown of
Having served with Williams as a superior court judge, Chief Justice Gerry Alexander commented on the loss of a widely respected jurist. “I admired him immensely and believe he was an outstanding superior court judge and Supreme Court justice,” recalled Alexander.
Williams was raised in
His undergraduate studies were interrupted by the war when he enlisted in the United States Army Air Corps, where he became a pilot and flew twenty-six combat missions over
Supreme Court Administrative Rules provide for a memorial service to be held each year during the first week of May to conduct memorial services for members or former members of the Supreme Court who have died within the preceding year.
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CONTACT: Chief Justice Gerry Alexander,
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